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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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Man seriously injured after being stabbed during burglary in Waterford
A man armed with a machete entered a house in Saint Herblain Park at approximately 3am.
Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill
It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.
'She is a hero': Girl (13) was protecting 11-month-old nephew when stabbed
The girl was seriously injured when a gang of men armed with machetes forced their way into a house in Lisnaskea.
Gardaí investigate machete fight outside Carrick-on-Shannon chipper
The incident happened on Saturday evening.
Fourth man arrested over gruesome machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig
The Cork resident was brutally assaulted on 10 June 2018.
Investigation launched as armed raiders rob Dublin Lidl
An eyewitness said the raiders burst into the store and began shouting at staff and customers.
Gardaí believe machete killers are Irish as they renew appeal for information over murder
Gardaí are looking to speak to taxi drivers operating in the local area on the night of Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk’s murder.
Gardaí probe at least four different potential motives after machete murder of man in Cork
Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk (35) was killed in his home in Ballincollig, Cork.
Man hospitalised after 'horrific' attack in Co Meath
Witnesses reported a large knife or machete was used in the assault.
Police in UK seal off road after reports of man 'armed with machetes'
The incident is not being treated as terror-related.
'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats
The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.
Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop
The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.
Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead
Local media report that the man attacked two soldiers with a knife on the boulevard Emile Jacqmain.
Teenage boy stabbed to death after being confronted by men with machete
Police in London have said Jermaine Goupall’s family are “devastated”.
Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack
Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.
Teenagers seriously injure man and attack bus with machete in Glasgow
Two males have been arrested in connection with the attack.
Man cuts off his wife's hands with a machete because they can't have children
Jackline Mwende Ngila said that tests showed that her husband, who has been charged with attempted murder, is the one with reproductive issues.
Man kills woman and injures others in machete attack
The 21-year-old man was known to police.
Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead
The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.
Elderly woman hacked to death by machete-wielding crowd over suspected witchcraft
“While she was sick, the wife often felt possessed and said that the old woman had cast a spell on her.”
Scenes of panic in UK shopping centre after reports of man with machete
Some shoppers believed an altercation between two men was a terrorist attack.
WATCH: Man attacking cars with a machete gets run over
The 25-year-old had been terrorising locals by screaming and smashing car windows with the sword.
Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport
One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.
Man charged over machete attack on teenage girl in Cork
An 18-year-old was struck on the side of her head with a machete.
WATCH: Machete pulled on bystander as he tries to stop jewellery thief
Man armed with machete robs from bank customer
Police are hoping members of the public can help identify the suspect.
Four men in custody after machete attack on French internationals
Aurélien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were set upon by armed thugs in the early hours of Sunday morning.
French rugby internationals injured in vicious machete attack
Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were set upon as they walked back to their team hotel last night.
16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack
The attack has been described as “barbaric” by a local councillor.
Two attacked by masked men armed with machete and rifle in East Belfast
One of the men attacked was struck by the suspected firearm during the incident.
Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea
Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.
Machete used in Waterford aggravated burglary
A man in his 20s has been detained by gardaí.
Two more people arrested as police continue investigation into Woolwich attack
A man and a woman have been arrested, while the two chief suspects remain under arrest in separate hospitals.
Woolwich victim named by UK Ministry of Defence
The soldier killed in a machete attack on a London street has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby.
Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier
Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.
South Africa: British man killed by attackers with machetes
Christopher Preece was attacked at his farm in Ficksburg, near the Lesotho border. His wife Felicity was seriously injured.
Gardaí questioning four men following incident at Ennis school
It is understood that one man was carrying a machete outside the primary school.
Two charged over meat cleaver attack which almost severed man’s arm
The victim, who was attacked following an altercation outside a Spar on Dublin’s North Circular Road, remains in the Mater Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery to reattach his arm.
Man critically ill after arm is partially severed in Dublin attack
Gardaí have arrested two men following the assault near a shop on the North Circular Road in Dublin.