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11 May 2018 20:38 Gardaí shut down seven brothels in Carlow and Kilkenny

No arrests were made on foot of the inspections of the properties. A TARGETED OPERATION by gardaí has led to the closure of seven premises in Carlow and Kilkenny on suspicion of them being brothels. The operation, which saw gardaí assisted by the National Digital Intelligence Unit, involved the search of a number of properties earlier today where it was suspected 4

09 May 2018 23:00 Woman jailed for Funky Skunk robbery

Mary Foley, aged 35, of Cork Simon community, pleaded guilty to carrying out the robbery on September 29 last. Two men went into The Funky Skunk with Foley but she was the main aggressor during the crime, Garda Brian Barry said at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. “She began shouting at the woman who was working alone in the shop. She then went behind the counter 2

09 May 2018 17:32 Two arrested after Spanish company duped into transferring money to Irish bank account

Another man was arrested for similar offences in Dublin today. GARDAÍ FROM THE National Economic Crime Bureau arrested three men today in connection with a number of fraud, theft and money laundering activities. The first two – aged 24 and 25 – were arrested in Lucan in Dublin, suspected of being part of an organised crime network involved in international 2

01 May 2018 06:08 Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations. VATICAN FINANCE CHIEF Cardinal George Pell has become the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences. The 76-year-old was impassive throughout the hearing in Melbourne today that ordered him to face a jury on “multiple” charges – although half of the allegations 6

25 April 2018 10:51 A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison

A MAN CURRENTLY jailed in Cork Prison is appealing to be released on humanitarian grounds because he has incurable brain cancer. Jonathan Heaphy was jailed in 2016 for money laundering offences, and is currently serving a seven-year sentence. He has previously been convicted for drug offences. However, the man in his late 30s was diagnosed with cancer 11

24 April 2018 09:30 Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman. A TRAINEE GARDA who is originally from outside the country has resigned after an investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) found he was involved in a sham marriage. Last year An Garda Síochána said it had halted 450 marriages since the introduction of sham marriage 13

20 April 2018 23:00 Teen on graffiti damage charges

A teenager appeared at Cork District Court yesterday accused of spraying insulting comments about a garda in graffiti on four different schools in the Blarney area, leaving them with a total bill of €1,200 to remove the paint. Inspector John Deasy outlined the background to the alleged criminal damage offences for the purpose of Judge Marie Keane deciding 21

20 April 2018 23:00 Man admits making hoax 999 call to gardaí

Gardaí were notified in a 999 call of a man running around a residential area of Cork with a shotgun, but yesterday a man admitted to making the call as a hoax. Paul Foley, aged 38, with addresses at Comeragh Park, The Glen, Cork, and Lagan Grove, Mayfield, Cork, pleaded guilty to a charge that he did persistently make use of the phone for the purpose 21

17 April 2018 13:05 Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland. SIX PEOPLE HAVE been arrested and €250,000 in cash has been seized as part of an operation targeting a Dublin-based criminal gang. The arrests are part of ongoing investigations being conducted by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau 9

16 April 2018 12:27 Green Party want to bring in Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland

The party is proposing that criminal offences be removed for people possessing less than five grams of cannabis. THE GREEN PARTY has called for the decriminalisation of cannabis, stating that the current law has “made criminals out of decent people” and needs to change. Under the party’s new drug strategy policy, it is calling for the introduction of Dutch-style 9