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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Violent

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# violence reduction
Prison service defends luxuries in new violence reduction unit for country's most dangerous inmates
‘If they don’t experience some normality in prison how are they going to behave normally outside?’
# Cavan
Retired garda awarded €9,000 for injuries suffered when arresting 'violent drunk' in 2013
Garda Gary Tobin had been knocked to the ground, injuring his lower back and right leg.
# london met police
Police appeal after elderly cancer patient violently mugged in London
The man was dragged to the ground by three men who pinned him down before forcibly removing his personal jewellery.
# dalston
Pictures: Violent protests in east London after 20-year-old dies after being chased by police
Bottles were thrown and mattresses were set on fire as the riot police stepped in at the scene in Dalston.
# Disability
'He pinned my arms down and he strangled me': Couple with challenged son call for more support
Edel Dooley and her husband Anton spoke this morning on RTÉ’s Today with Sean O’Rourke about their eight-year-old son Jacob.
# Blanchardstown
Man who tied up and raped woman at gaming convention jailed for 12 years
The court heard Keith Hearne carried out “a series of extremely violent sexual offences”.
# Investigation
Top-flight Argentine club robbed at gunpoint before training
Buenos Aires-based Defensa y Justicia are currently 19th in the 30-team Primera Division.
# Violent
Ex-LOI defender Ken Oman handed 6-match ban for elbow that knocked out opponent's teeth
The Portadown centre-half will also have to pay a fine of £100 after retrospective action was taken.
# multiple convictions
'Violent, evil' Limerick man sentenced to five years for robbing tourist at knifepoint on St Patrick's Day
The man has a previous conviction for role in the shooting of a man in 2006.
# in the shadows
Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk
The worrying study found that the criminals can rate an individual’s vulnerability based on their gait. .
# i predict a riot
23 police officers injured in Bundesliga riot
There were ugly scenes after Schalke’s clash with Wolfsburg.
# Australia
Child's skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away
The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.
# early hours
Woman in cow-print onesie holds man at gunpoint in 3am robbery
She threatened the man, aged 20, from the inside of a blue Volkswagen Golf.
# Courts
Teen imprisoned for violently mugging man and taking his college thesis
The victim had worked on the thesis for six months.
# Vulnerable
Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes
Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.
# Wicklow
Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home
The man sustained head injuries in the assault yesterday evening.
# London
Man who attacked women for gold had pics on his phone linking him to the crimes
He would sit on public transport assessing his target and what jewellery they were wearing and attack them a short time after.
# barks worse than their bite
Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?
An online petition calling for a change in legislation has received over 10,000 supporters online.
# Israel
Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests
Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.
# Gun Crime
Belfast man shot in both arms and both legs
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
# warning
PSNI warn public about 'high risk violent offender'
Police said 18-year-old Casey Morgan poses a high risk of causing serious harm.
# Immigration
Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case
The woman had been married to an EU national, but left him after being subjected to serious abuse. She has now won her right to stay in the country.
# India
India: PM urges calm as anger rages over gang-rape
Manmohan Singh said that he “will ensure justice is delivered”.
# Protests
At least 15 dead in Pakistan after violent demonstrations
French embassies, consulates, cultural centres and schools were shut in 20 Muslim countries today amid fears they would be targeted by protests against a French magazine.
# Banned
Too sexy, too violent or plain offensive: 20 ads banned in the UK
Are you offended?
# Shemozzle
Harmless: McGeeney not expecting action after Clones scuffle
Neither Kieran McGeeney or Eamonn McEnaney feel that yesterday’s flashpoint at St Tiernach’s Park will warrant further review from the CCCC.
# Childbirth
We need to talk about childbirth - it's murder, says Tilda Swinton
Star of We Need To Talk About Kevin stokes controversy by claiming childbirth is “violent” and “murderous”.