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# Public Order

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Public order policing
Public order: how gardaí are responding to current waves of protests
In recent years, the garda organisation has made efforts to formalise and professionalise their methods in protest management.
Protesters focused their ire on Finglas Garda Station this week.
Protest groups contain some people with criminal connections, according to sources.
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# dublin gardai
Assistant Commissioner dismisses claims there are not enough gardaí on Dublin streets
Assistant Commissioner Anne Marie Cagney made her comments having received criticism from an inner city Councillor.
# South William Street
Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
Members of the public order unit have conducted patrols in the area all day today.
Gardaí arrested 14 people, including five juveniles, as violence broke out on the street.
Reports from sources that gardaí were attacked with glass bottles has been confirmed by gardaí.
One garda was treated in hospital for a leg injury.
# Samuel Beckett
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin
One person was hospitalised and later released.
# Public Order
Nine arrested in Cork city after social media footage shows crowds on the street
Gardaí say public on the streets were ‘overwhelmingly compliant with public Health guidelines’.
# Public Order
Michael-Healy Rae tells court he was 'rattled' by 'bullet in the head' threat in Dublin traffic jam
Cianan Doyle, 35, was today found guilty of a public order offence in connection with the incident.
# Public Order
Police officer seriously injured as Leeds United fans celebrate Premier League return
The Elland Road club will be back in the top tier of English football next season for the first time in 16 years.
# Incident
40 youths obstruct gardaí as two arrested after altercation in Salthill, Galway
Several garda units were called to the scene to try and restore peace and disperse the crowd.
# Newcastle West
Man arrested in relation to assault after barricading himself in Limerick sitting room
Gardaí were called after a man assaulted someone in a Limerick estate last night.
# Dundalk
Three men charged and weapons seized after public order incident in Dundalk
They are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.
# North Belfast
Man injured and police attacked in public order incident involving up to 100 people in Belfast
It was reported that three males were involved in the assault of the man.
# Public Order
Five arrests after 'serious public order incident' at Dublin hotel
Gardaí attended the scene just after midnight on Wednesday night for a number of hours.
# Gemma O'Doherty
'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests
Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.
# Public Order
Two young men arrested after disorder at Semple Stadium GAA match released without charge
The two youths were arrested following a game between Tipperary and Waterford in the Hurling Championship yesterday.
# Beaumont
Man arrested over public order incident in A&E department at Dublin hospital
The man has since been released without charge.
# Courts
Garda brings High Court action to have YouTube video of public order incident taken down
The garda claims commentary on the video falsely accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.
# Cork
Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley apologises for verbally abusing gardaí while drunk
The party’s junior spokesperson on mental health said that his behaviour towards Gardaí “was not what it should have been”.
# Public Order
Gardai fear they won't be able to properly police Pope's visit this year
The Pope is due to visit in August.
# Public Order
Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam
The men were mainly accused of disrupting public order.
# Crowd control
'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe
The US study found three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result.
# Cardiffsbridge Road
Eight arrested over 'serious public order incident' at Finglas pub
Gardaí say that there was a “serious public order” incident between a large group of men at around 9pm on the night.
# Public Order
'You'll never get a good husband': Judge condemns businessman's gendered attack on garda
The garda told the court that the accused repeatedly called her a “f***ing bitch”.
# Go West
With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'
JP McMahon will shut his Michelin star restaurant next year.
# Damages
Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner
The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.
# peaceful protest
Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest
Perry, who is also Deputy Lord Mayor, was supporting the 78 workers involved in the dispute.
# Public Order
Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght
Circus Belly Wein has three elephants as part of its show.
# warning
Gardaí have 'zero tolerance' plan for Galway's Rag Week
Extra resources are being drafted in to deal with the anticipated large crowds.
# Public Order
Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances
One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.
# Dublin
Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest
Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.
# Water Meters
"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest
The United Left TD was arrested along with Cllr Pat Dunne.
# Public Order
Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident
It is claimed Keane confronted a taxi driver.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel safe where you live?
Some residents in Dublin are calling for a new unit to be set up to tackle neighbourhood crime.
# bang out of order
Is a new Garda unit needed to clean up Dublin?
“Tourists are walking our main streets and there’s no gardaí to be found. They’re terrified.”
# Public Order
Teens arrested after men assaulted near Luas stop
In another incident, five people were arrested in Mullingar.
# repeat offenders
Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.
# Public Order
Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations
A large crowd had gathered on John St.
# Public Order
A Tralee cemetery was the scene of a stabbing involving a group of men yesterday
Knives and weapons were seized by gardaí.
# Law and Order
Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'
Justice Minister said figures for the first nine months of this year show drunkenness is down significantly in the two main city centre divisions.
# Dublin
Woman arrested as Dáil protests turn nasty
A number of groups have been protesting outside Leinster House today, as TDs return for the start of the new term.
# Public Order
First arrest for blocking water meter installation
Trim resident, Tony Rochford, blocked Irish Water vehicles from exiting a cul-de-sac.