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#Violence

# violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier Domestic Violence

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier

An emergency order can last for eight days and a barring order for up to three years.

From TheJournal.ie Time to reclaim our Dublin streets from thuggish acts of violence Opinion

Time to reclaim our Dublin streets from thuggish acts of violence

Walk down any Dublin city street sober on a Saturday night and you will at some point be worried about your personal safety.

# violence - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

# violence - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Messi’s family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final

Members of the Barcelona star’s family were set upon by Chile fans as the hosts claimed victory after a penalty shootout.

# violence - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults La Asunta

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

It has also put a curfew in place.

# violence - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn ‘slaughter’ of Tunisia victims Not In Our Name

Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn ‘slaughter’ of Tunisia victims

“Islamophobia is increasing rapidly due to the atrocities of terrorists.”

# violence - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar Violence

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar

The stabbings occurred within minutes of one another on a busy Saturday evening.

# violence - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar Violence

Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar

The incident occurred just before 8pm yesterday evening.

# violence - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime Charleston

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.

# violence - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boy, 13, suspected of two sexual assaults on young women Kilburn

Boy, 13, suspected of two sexual assaults on young women

Both victims were women in their 20s.

# violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver’s head Courts

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver’s head

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

# violence - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000 Difficult Situation

Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000

The man involved, a care assistant, disputes his boss’s account of events.

# violence - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high Crimewave

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high

The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.

# violence - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell Violence

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats Attempted Murder

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats

Mutlu Kaya has been singing in the Turkish version of “Britain’s Got Talent”.

# violence - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death Arab Spring

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

# violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment Let Them Eat Cake

Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment

There was anger at the Prison Officers Association conference today.

# violence - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices –  go home or be killed’ South Africa

‘All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices – go home or be killed’

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# violence - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her Murder

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# violence - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IT’S OFF: ‘Love Ulster’ parade is no longer going ahead Agreement

IT’S OFF: ‘Love Ulster’ parade is no longer going ahead

This comes after discussions today at the Department of Justice.

# violence - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# violence - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children Physical Punishment

Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children

Currently, there is no outright ban on physical punishment of children by their parents or caregivers.

# violence - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Men in burqas say ‘Don’t tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away’ BURQAS This post contains images

Photos: Men in burqas say ‘Don’t tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away’

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

# violence - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We can see the horrors of war… so how can we still glorify violence? Opinion

We can see the horrors of war… so how can we still glorify violence?

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# violence - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage London

Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage

The 20-year-old man has been arrested.

# violence - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why are men more likely to be violent than women? Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# violence - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests’ Gone Back In Time

‘Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests’

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# violence - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home Wicklow

Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home

The man sustained head injuries in the assault yesterday evening.

# violence - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue Murder

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# violence - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post Je Suis Charlie

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

# violence - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party Afghanistan

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# violence - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase Shootings

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# violence - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House Remembering The Dead

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

# violence - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan

The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.

# violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy’ White Ribbon Day

‘It’s upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy’

Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.

# violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair

Down with this sort of thing.

# violence - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The tall guard in black, he saved my life’: Water protester speaks out about bollard incident Water Protest

‘The tall guard in black, he saved my life’: Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

# violence - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs” — Enda Kenny Domestic Violence

“We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs” — Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.

# violence - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: There’s a ‘sinister fringe’ of violent Irish Water protesters Coolock This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar: There’s a ‘sinister fringe’ of violent Irish Water protesters

His comments come following last night’s protest at Coolock Garda Station.

# violence - Monday 3 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I don’t know how to be happy’: Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland Direct Provision

‘I don’t know how to be happy’: Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland

A new documentary marks the first time a camera crew has gained access to a Direct Provision Centre.

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