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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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# incidents
GAA president says referee abuse at club games has 'cast a shadow over the entire Association'
The GAA have launched a campaign for members to give referees more respect.
# Homophobia
LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.
All time
# incidents
Arsenal warn players about dangers of London gangs after Ozil and Kolasinac attack
Arsenal academy manager Per Mertesacker says the club’s players have been given advice following these incidents.
# incidents
Uefa close case against Chelsea for alleged racist chanting
The Blues were initially charged following allegations from their Europa League clash with Vidi but no punishment will be handed down.
# Newtownards
Pig's head left at door of Islamic Centre in Down
There were also two cases of graffiti that are being treated as hate crimes.
# Emergency Services
Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway
Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.
# the alps
Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.
# lifesavers
Over 1,200 people were saved by the RNLI last year - these were the five busiest stations
Almost half of the recorded launches were carried out in darkness.
# Courts
Former fireman sentenced to seven years over sexual relationship with young teen
She was under 17 years of age at the time.
# inspection
Residents restrained 772 times at Meath care home
Part of the report found conditions at the home to be “a significant denial of residents’ civil, legal and human rights.”
# reaching out
Increases in domestic violence against men
A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.
# emergency calls
161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.
# prisoner death
PSNI accept report into man's death after he sustained fatal injuries falling out of cell van door
The PSNI said a number of recommendations aimed at improving safety have been made to cell vans.
# Police
Increase in most hate crimes in Northern Ireland - and fewer sectarian incidents
The latest figures show there were 232 more racist hate crimes than last year, but 88 fewer sectarian hate incidents.
# Disorder
Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident
The PSNI made a number of arrests over disorder in two parts of Belfast and at its Central Train Station.
# hearings
Marmion and White cited for incidents during Connacht's defeat to Saracens
Meanwhile, Edinburgh’s Cornell du Preez will also appear before a judicial officer after his yellow card against Munster.
# Rescue
Coast Guard deals with several incidents overnight
A Spanish fisherman had to be airlifted to safety after he experienced breathing problems while on a trawler.
# Tragic
Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents
Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.
# Health
Thousands of 'incidents and near misses' at two hospitals last year
Medical Independent sees documents recording accidents and other incidents at Tallaght and Cork University Hospital last year.
# Verbal Abuse
Verbal abuse "can deaden someone from the inside out"
Living with long-term abuse can cause mental health problems, but it is often difficult for people experiencing it to verbalise what they are going through, a new campaign shows.