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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Shotgun

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Two men arrested for sawn off shotgun in Finglas
A man in his 20s and another in his 30s were arrested in the early hours of this morning
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Shotgun seized and two men arrested after garda pursuit in north Dublin
A vehicle was also seized by gardaí for a technical examination.
Suspected sawn-off shotgun and ammunition discovered near Cork cemetery
The suspected shotgun and ammunition have been sent for ballistic analysis.
Investigation launched after off-duty police officer confronted at home by masked man with shot-gun
The attempted murder is being investigated by the PSNI in Fermanagh.
Juvenile remains in custody over shotgun seizure in Drogheda
A man in his 40s who was also arrested has been released without charge.
Window smashed after shots fired at house in north Dublin overnight
The shots were fired at a house in the Shangan Terrace area of Ballymun at around 2.55am.
Two firearms and ammunition found by gardaí after search of two cars in Dublin
The firearms have been removed from the scene for ballistic and forensic examination.
Loaded shotgun discovered in undergrowth at west Dublin housing estate
The discovery was made in the Sheephill Estate yesterday.
One arrested after shotgun rounds and €489,000 worth of drugs seized during raid on Dublin home
The seizure was made following the search of a property in west Dublin.
Shotgun, drugs and stolen motorcycle seized in Tallaght
A man in his late teens has been arrested.
Convicted rapist tried to kill man in front of children but failed as shotgun cartridges were damp
The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence
The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.
Man arrested over shooting incident in Co Cork village overnight
It’s reported a dog was shot in the incident in the village of Newmarket.
Shotguns and slash hooks among weapons seized following raids at Traveller accommodation in Cork
Two men and a teenager have been arrested.
Man who fired 37 shotgun rounds at gardaí jailed for 10 years
Patrick Kinch said he wanted to die in “a blaze of glory”.
Investigation launched after shot fired at a home in west Dublin last night
Gardaí are appealing for information.
Man who pointed unloaded shotgun at garda has jail term increased
Warren Nolan also pleaded guilty to possessing drugs and driving dangerously.
Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car
Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.
Police appeal for public help three months after man shot in the head with shotgun
The man survived the shooting but is still in a critical condition in hospital.
Helicopter chase after armed robbery on a post office
Three men are currently being held in connection with the incident.
Man describes son being punched in the face during home invasion
A new UTV Ireland documentary takes a look at rural crime around the country.
Two armed robberies at post offices in Louth and Kilkenny
Gardaí confronted armed men in Louth and arrested a man after a struggle.
Eleven-year-old boy shot as men ransack home
The boy was brought to Tallaght Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars
The occupants of the house were thought to be wealthy restaurant owners.
Over 96,000 new cars were sold in Ireland last year
Could sales break through the 100,000 mark in 2015?
Learner drivers jailed for driving alone this year
Over 630 people have been fined so far in 2014.
Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath
“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”
32-year-old Irish woman shot dead in London
A man has been arrested and charged with Leeann Foley’s murder.
Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate
The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.
Man charged after shotgun and ammo found in Tallaght house
Gardaí in Tallaght seized the items after carrying out the search of a house in Rossfield Park in Tallaght at around 4pm yesterday.
Man injured following shots fired at houses in Dublin overnight
The man in his 30s was taken to hospital but has since been released.
Man due in court over shotgun murder of 66-year-old woman
Mary Dargan died at the scene of yesterday’s attack, while her 27-year-old daughter was also injured.
Man still in custody over Tallaght shotgun attack
A young girl in the house was ‘thrown out of a downstairs window’ by her mother
12 arrested and 8 shotguns seized in garda operation targeting burglary gang
Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.
Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes
A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.
Cannabis, heroin, cocaine and a sawn-off shotgun seized in Leixlip
Two men, aged 58 and 20, were arrested at the scene.
Shotgun and drugs found during garda searches over Johnson murder
Dean Johnson was killed in August 2013. Two people were arrested in connection with yesterday’s searches.
Pump-action shotgun found by gardaí investigating foiled robbery
Five men remain in custody in connection with the attempted raid at the home of a businessman in Glounthaune, east Cork.
Two men arrested as shotgun and methedrone found in Antrim
The men, both aged 29, are currently assisting detectives at Antrim police station
Male released over seizure of firearm and drugs in Dublin
Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun along with a number of cartridges and €200,000 worth of illegal drugs when they searched a car in Jobstown area during the week.