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14 January 2019 16:32 Gardaí disrupt gang linked to spike in bike thefts in north Cork

Gardaí have disrupted a gang they believe were behind a spike in bike thefts in north Cork. They have recovered several bikes which were believed to have been stolen for quick sale - one is valued at around €3,500 - and they also recovered suspected cannabis and cocaine with a street value of around €3,000 during the same search operation. One man has been charged 131

12 January 2019 17:48 Gardaí assist National Crime Agency in UK operation

Members of the gardai are involved in an operation tackling organised crime gangs in the UK today. The force says the NCA's one of its most important allies, with whom it shares a common desire to put organised crime groups who operate within the common travel area out of business. Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll of the Special Crime Operations 133

10 January 2019 18:10 Court hears woman in Kerry dealt cannabis and cocaine to buy food for horses in animal sanctuary

A middle-aged English woman running an animal sanctuary in Kerry resorted to dealing cannabis and cocaine to buy food for her horses. Rosalin Barton of Barrduff, Killarney was jailed for four years today. She was caught in a transaction involving the movement of €139,000 worth of cannabis herb at Dromalour, Kanturk, County Cork. In a follow-up search 85

09 January 2019 13:27 Gardaí establish new units to tackle sexual abuse and domestic violence

Six new divisional units specialising in the investigation of sexual and domestic crimes have been set up, Garda HQ has announced. The Protective Services Units have been established in Dublin Metropolitan Region South Central, Kerry, Kilkenny, Galway, Waterford and Limerick. In a statement, Garda HQ said the units had gone “live” but added that training 141

09 January 2019 11:58 Josephine Feehily: Policing Authority concerned about issue of domestic violence

The chair of the Policing Authority, Josephine Feehily, has said that the authority is very concerned about the issue of domestic violence and the fact that there had been two domestic homicides in the first week of this year justified that concern. She said that the authority wants to do more this year in relation to domestic violence. Ms Feehily said: “The origins 115

08 January 2019 20:51 Boy, 14, stabbed to death in north-east London street

A 14-year-old boy has died after he was found with stab injuries, Scotland Yard has said. Officers were called to Bickley Road, Leyton in Waltham Forest shortly before 6.30pm on Tuesday to reports of a road traffic collision. Metropolitan Police said the teenager was found with stab wounds, and it was then established there had been no collision. A spokesman 115

26 December 2018 15:09 Justice Minister announces €1.7m of funds for organisations supporting victims of crime

Dozens of groups helping victims of domestic violence, sex attacks, families of murder victims and other serious crimes are set to benefit from almost €2m in funding next year. Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said a total of 57 groups helping people to cope with the "distressing and very often traumatic" aftermath of such incidents will be given the additional 69

23 December 2018 08:09 'At least two' involved in fatal Dublin shooting

A major security operation is underway after a man was shot dead last night in Dublin. The victim, a man in his 30s, was shot in the head outside a house at Blakestown Cottages in Blanchardstown at about 7pm last night. A second crime scene has been preserved in Clonee in County Meath, where a car - a Volkswagen Jetta - was later found burnt out. Gardaí 65

22 December 2018 13:34 Man, 20, arrested in connection with stabbing in Co Down

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in the North in connection with a stabbing incident in County Down. It is after two men were stabbed near a bar on the Bryansford Road in Newcastle, County Down, shortly before midnight last night. Detectives are appealing for anyone with information or who may have dash-cam footage to contact them. Detective Sergeant 47

11 December 2018 14:09 Public warned about rental scam from person impersonating gardaí

Gardaí have announced that they are aware of people receiving unsolicited emails from an individual claiming to be an "Inspector Andrew Cullen" of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau. These emails are not official and appear to be part of a rental scam to deceive people into handing over deposits on properties, according to the Garda Press Office 56