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# handgun - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Four men arrested after firearm incident in Co Wexford

The incident happened at 10am this morning.

# handgun - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Gardaí investigating after children find loaded handgun in west Dublin

It is understood that the children found the gun in a plastic bag.

# handgun - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Three men and a woman arrested in Drogheda after seizure of handgun

Gardaí made the arrests after raiding a house in the town just after midnight.

# handgun - Friday 26 January, 2018

Appeal launched after homeowner 'put in noose and dragged around' his home by burglars

The man returned to his home in Ballivor on 17 January to find two armed men in balaclavas waiting for him.

# handgun - Friday 6 October, 2017

Man facing charges after gardaí targeting organised crime find loaded gun in car

A woman arrested with him will be released without charge.

# handgun - Saturday 12 August, 2017

London man who pulled out a handgun during 'insignificant traffic dispute' jailed

The incident occurred at Croyland Road in Edmonton at about 5.45pm on Sunday 23 April.

# handgun - Monday 19 June, 2017

Man released after gun seized in Dublin city, second man remains in custody

The firearm was found in a car on Friday night.

# handgun - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Man with loaded handgun chased by gardaí through Dublin park

The man is being detained at Lucan Garda Station.

# handgun - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Garda make arrest following armed robbery in Co Kildare

At approximately 4pm yesterday a male armed with a handgun entered a shop in the Dunbrin area of Athy.

# handgun - Monday 11 January, 2016

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

# handgun - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men

The incident occurred at 3.30am today.

# handgun - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Two men arrested and gun seized in Tallaght

Gardaí have been targeting criminal activity in the south west Dublin area.

# handgun - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Man injured in shooting at Dublin pub

The man was not seriously injured and has since been released from hospital.

# handgun - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Staff held up with handgun and 'sword-like' object in Blessington robbery

Two men have been arrested in connection with a filling station robbery last night.

# handgun - Monday 19 May, 2014

Armed gardaí arrest man after armed robbery in Tipperary

The man brandished and pointed the handgun at gardaí.

# handgun - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Four masked and armed men raided house in Meath with woman and toddler inside

A man has been arrested in Dublin after gardaí recovered stolen firearms.

# handgun - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

# handgun - Friday 30 August, 2013

Two men arrested following armed robbery on a shop in Waterford

Gardaí arrested the men, aged in their 30s, in a follow-up search.

# handgun - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

# handgun - Monday 12 August, 2013

Cash-in-transit raider flees on foot after getaway car fails to start

The cash box was recovered by gardaí after the raid at the AIB in West End Retail Park.

# handgun - Monday 3 December, 2012

Armed robbery of cash-in-transit van outside Dublin supermarket

The incident occurred at around 12.45pm this afternoon.

# handgun - Friday 23 November, 2012

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint in College Green bank robbery Bank Raid This post contains images

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint in College Green bank robbery

Two robbers hailed a taxi after armed raid on city centre Bank of Ireland branch.

# handgun - Friday 28 September, 2012

Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity

A 30-year-old man will appear in court in Dublin this evening charged in relation to dissident republican activity.

# handgun - Friday 4 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Bristol Palin's ex to name new daughter after handgun Shotgun Wedding?

Bristol Palin's ex to name new daughter after handgun

Levi Johnston – father to Sarah Palin’s grandson Tripp – and his girlfriend are expecting a baby girl, and are planning to give her a real shot at life with an unusual name….

# handgun - Thursday 16 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, plus the bits you may have missed…

# handgun - Monday 31 October, 2011

Two arrested in connection with Falsey murder

Darren Falsey (36) was murdered in Carrigaline, Co Cork, in August. This morning, gardaí arrested two men during their investigations into the shooting.

# handgun - Monday 10 October, 2011

A FIREARM HAS been seized during a series of garda raids in east Cork.

Officers investigating organised crime and drug-related activity searched a number of premises, and discovered the handgun during one raid. No arrests have been made, but the weapon has been sent for forensic examination as the investigation continues.

# handgun - Friday 17 June, 2011

Man "visited priest" before handing himself in over Coolock shooting

One man died following a shooting at the Larch Hill apartments in Coolock Lane, Dublin.

# handgun - Monday 7 March, 2011

Three men arrested after handgun found in car in Wicklow

A handgun was recovered during the search of a car at a Garda check point last night.