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# crime - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Man charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
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Man charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 3:35 PM 32,056 Views 21 Comments

Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.

# crime - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders
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New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders

Nov 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 13,336 Views 38 Comments

The new bill published by the Justice Minister also gives additional powers to gardaí.

# crime - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service
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Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service

Nov 2nd 2021, 10:55 PM 21,282 Views 0 Comments

When Leon Travers (24) was arrested by gardaí for an alleged public order offence in October 2018, he engaged in “aggressive” and threatening behaviour.

# crime - Monday 25 October, 2021

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow
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Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow

Oct 25th 2021, 1:53 PM 13,363 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí on Saturday.

# crime - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime
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# Problems

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime

Oct 6th 2021, 11:38 AM 9,378 Views 0 Comments

Anthony de Avila represented his country at both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.

# crime - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

15% increase in contacts made to Crime Victims Helpline in 2020 compared to previous year
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15% increase in contacts made to Crime Victims Helpline in 2020 compared to previous year

Oct 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 3,545 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to the CVH’s 2020 annual report launched today.

# crime - Monday 4 October, 2021

Men charged after gardaí intercept vehicle and seize cash and cars
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# Swords

Men charged after gardaí intercept vehicle and seize cash and cars

Oct 4th 2021, 7:05 AM 21,621 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized over €130,000 in cash, two Audi cars and a Rolex watch.

# crime - Friday 1 October, 2021

Gardaí arrest woman as part of probe into international fraud gang
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# Dublin

Gardaí arrest woman as part of probe into international fraud gang

Oct 1st 2021, 2:18 PM 20,144 Views 0 Comments

The woman is detained under anti-crime gang legislation and can be detained for seven days.

# crime - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault
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# Waterford

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:05 AM 15,016 Views 0 Comments

The victim was attacked in the Hanover Street area at 9pm last night.

Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin
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# Swords

Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:55 AM 19,625 Views 9 Comments

The thefts happened in Ardee and Swords last night.

# crime - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
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Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

Sep 22nd 2021, 10:03 AM 21,715 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

# crime - Saturday 18 September, 2021

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
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# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,498 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

# crime - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
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Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack

Sep 5th 2021, 12:19 PM 28,547 Views 27 Comments

A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.

# crime - Friday 3 September, 2021

Man due in court in connection with fatal shooting of teenager Conor O'Brien
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# Enfield

Man due in court in connection with fatal shooting of teenager Conor O'Brien

Sep 3rd 2021, 8:20 AM 18,253 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was found dead last Friday.

# crime - Friday 13 August, 2021

From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
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From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

Aug 13th 2021, 5:45 PM 62,554 Views 0 Comments
  • The arrest of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch is the latest chapter in a life spent running from the law.
  • He began his criminal career in a street gang known as the Bugsy Malones.
  • He made a multi-million euro settlement following a High Court action by CAB, and later vanished from Ireland in 2016.

# crime - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Gardaí launch investigation as man seriously injured in Coolock shooting
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Gardaí launch investigation as man seriously injured in Coolock shooting

Aug 12th 2021, 3:11 PM 27,126 Views 0 Comments

Investigators believe the man was injured sometime after 9pm last night.

# crime - Monday 9 August, 2021

Two women arrested following stabbing of a man in Limerick
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# Limerick

Two women arrested following stabbing of a man in Limerick

Aug 9th 2021, 4:20 PM 17,372 Views 0 Comments

The man was found on a road way in Moyross in the early hours of the Sunday morning.

# crime - Friday 30 July, 2021

Senior Kinahan lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' jailed for seven years for laundering cash
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Senior Kinahan lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' jailed for seven years for laundering cash

Jul 30th 2021, 11:21 PM 21,564 Views 0 Comments

His wife and former “mistress” also received suspended sentences.

# crime - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
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Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs

Jul 29th 2021, 10:49 PM 21,808 Views 8 Comments

Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.

Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations
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Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations

Jul 29th 2021, 8:04 PM 16,084 Views 23 Comments

Almost 2,800 calls, with many relating to domestic abuse, were incorrectly cancelled.

Lifelong criminal Trevor Byrne to serve 17 years for firearms offences, armed robbery and hijacking
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Lifelong criminal Trevor Byrne to serve 17 years for firearms offences, armed robbery and hijacking

Jul 29th 2021, 4:23 PM 18,733 Views 14 Comments

Byrne left his phone at the scene of a robbery at a bookmakers.

# crime - Friday 23 July, 2021

Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire
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# Monaghan

Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:12 PM 10,658 Views 13 Comments

The man was 16 at the time of the offence.

# crime - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime
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# Hate Crime

'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime

Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 7,169 Views 9 Comments

Gardai said hate crime is significantly under reported in Ireland.

# crime - Friday 16 July, 2021

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
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# That's Bananas

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 27,048 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

# crime - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Gardaí carry out searches across Munster targeting alleged criminals involved in burglaries
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Gardaí carry out searches across Munster targeting alleged criminals involved in burglaries

Jul 15th 2021, 10:20 PM 27,632 Views 10 Comments

Searches took place at 17 locations in Counties Tipperary, Clare, Limerick and Cork.

# crime - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam
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# Dutch Underworld

Who is Peter R de Vries? 'Fearless' crime journalist shot in Amsterdam

Jul 7th 2021, 12:23 PM 14,831 Views 5 Comments

The shooting is understood to be linked to de Vries’ work on exposing mobsters and drug lords.

# crime - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Father who sexually abused daughter defiled three underage girls after leaving the family home
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Father who sexually abused daughter defiled three underage girls after leaving the family home

Jul 6th 2021, 4:17 PM 40,662 Views 0 Comments

The judge praised the young woman for her “courage, tenacity and composure”.

# crime - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang
# Banks And Organised Crime
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# Banks And Organised Crime

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang

Jul 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 31,812 Views 0 Comments

Garda detectives have arrested people working in banks for suspected fraud offences.

# crime - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland
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# Economic Crime

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland

Jun 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 49,007 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí say that Ireland is a target for international organised fraud gangs.

# crime - Monday 21 June, 2021

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight
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# Firhouse

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight

Jun 21st 2021, 7:59 AM 33,482 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.

# crime - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
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# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

Jun 20th 2021, 6:40 PM 36,947 Views 52 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

# crime - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
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Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

Jun 19th 2021, 7:44 PM 87,376 Views 80 Comments

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

# crime - Friday 18 June, 2021

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
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# South William Street

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre

Jun 18th 2021, 11:55 AM 98,406 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm last night as a large group of people were socialising in the area.

# crime - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Murdered gangland figure Eamon Kelly shot four times in back, court hears
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Murdered gangland figure Eamon Kelly shot four times in back, court hears

Jun 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,145 Views 0 Comments

Kenneth Donohoe and Darren Murphy are charged with murdering Kelly nine years ago.

# crime - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Industrial relations stand-off looms as representative bodies question mandatory drug testing
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# Garda Drug Testing

Industrial relations stand-off looms as representative bodies question mandatory drug testing

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:02 PM 15,489 Views 46 Comments

The drug testing regime was launched yesterday and is ‘mandatory’ for all garda members.

# crime - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Six people arrested in Clare by gardaí targeting organised crime
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# Catalytic Converters

Six people arrested in Clare by gardaí targeting organised crime

Jun 1st 2021, 11:28 AM 14,348 Views 0 Comments

The six people, five men and one woman, are currently being detained at three different garda stations.

# crime - Monday 31 May, 2021

Court hears nine-year-old girl's interview with specialist gardaí in trial of adults accused of abusing three children
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Court hears nine-year-old girl's interview with specialist gardaí in trial of adults accused of abusing three children

Updated May 31st 2021, 6:16 PM 58,299 Views 0 Comments

The trial of three men and four women accused of sexually abusing three children in Munster opened before a jury today.

# crime - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Gardaí deploy undercover units on Dart line to stamp out spate of anti-social behaviour
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# Off The Rails

Gardaí deploy undercover units on Dart line to stamp out spate of anti-social behaviour

May 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 47,151 Views 57 Comments

There have been violent scenes in Howth and Malahide in recent weeks.

# crime - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
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# Limerick

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:59 PM 61,831 Views 0 Comments

Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.

# crime - Friday 7 May, 2021

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit
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# Stolen Wheels

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit

May 7th 2021, 10:24 AM 9,627 Views 17 Comments
  • Almost 30,000 bikes were stolen over the past five years, with an average of 70% of thefts occurring in Dublin, writes Noteworthy reporter Maria Delaney
  • While violent bike thefts increased by 65% in 2020, overall bike thefts were almost unchanged nationally
  • Provisional figures "suggest a marked decrease" in bike thefts up to March this year
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