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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra Dublin

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists On The Frontline

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker Series Of Robberies

Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker

Gardaí were on the hunt for an armed man who stole three cars in Tallaght early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store Chatelineau

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

From TheJournal.ie A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered Paris

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after man in his 80s assaulted in aggravated burglary Dublin

Appeal after man in his 80s assaulted in aggravated burglary

Three men with weapons entered the house, demanded money and assaulted the man aged in his early 80s.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed?

A source told TheJournal.ie that most gardaí “still harbour the desire to be an unarmed force”.

From TheJournal.ie Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force? Guardians Of The Peace

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre Tallaght

Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre

The incident happened at around 6pm on Sunday evening.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin Gangland This post contains images

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin

Enda Kenny said specialist gardaí will be given whatever guns they say they need to take on gangland criminals.

From TheJournal.ie Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station Kilkenny

Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station

The station was closed for just over an hour yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors High Alert

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

From TheJournal.ie US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown Dangerous

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

From TheJournal.ie Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery Dunboyne

Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery

Gardaí have arrested a 32-year-old man.

From TheJournal.ie Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered Gunman

Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered

The man claimed to be from a “hackers collective”.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged over filling station robbery Cork

Two men charged over filling station robbery

A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.

From TheJournal.ie Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint Shannon

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint

A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?

Gardaí say it would combat the growing issue of members of the force being assaulted.

From TheJournal.ie Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick Masked Men

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick

There were three young children in the house when the masked men with guns broke in to their home.

From TheJournal.ie Two females tied up in a robbery by five masked men with knives and a gun Portrush

Two females tied up in a robbery by five masked men with knives and a gun

The two females had bruised and sore wrists and were left extremely traumatised by their ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre Crime

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over spate of armed robberies in Dublin's city centre Armed

Two arrested over spate of armed robberies in Dublin's city centre

A firearm was also recovered today by gardaí after they arrested the 44-year-old man and 21-year-old woman.

From TheJournal.ie Couple locked in bathroom all night as armed raiders ransack home Warrenpoint

Couple locked in bathroom all night as armed raiders ransack home

The man and woman were left “badly shaken” but otherwise unharmed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed?

From today, members of specialist regional garda units are allowed to permanently carry arms.

From TheJournal.ie Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off Windy Arbour This post contains images

Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off

Gardaí were called to a road in a residential area of Windy Arbour after reports that shots had been fired.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van Arrest

Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van

Three men escaped with a sum of cash after the raid in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo Child Soldiers

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

From TheJournal.ie Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin Crime

Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin

Two raids – at a betting shop and on a cash-in-transit van – took place in the area yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies North Dublin

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies

A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Masked, armed raiders shoot man during burglary Mitchelstown

Masked, armed raiders shoot man during burglary

The man, aged 59, sustained a minor wound to his leg. The raiders left with cash and a BMW car.

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbers make off with 'substantial sum' from post office Tallaght

Armed robbers make off with 'substantial sum' from post office

One escaped on foot and the other by bicycle.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman due in court over armed robbery in Blanchardstown Blanchardstown

Man and woman due in court over armed robbery in Blanchardstown

Cash and an imitation firearm was recovered when the two were arrested following a robbery at a shop on Main Street.

From TheJournal.ie Masked men steal large quantity of jewellery in Belfast burglary Aggravated Burglary

Masked men steal large quantity of jewellery in Belfast burglary

The 61-year-old woman in the house at the time was uninjured but was left shaken.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns Armed

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport Diamond Heist

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

From TheJournal.ie Man armed with knife robs off licence PSNI

Man armed with knife robs off licence

The PSNI are seeking information on the incident, which took place in Ballynahinch last night.

From TheJournal.ie German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars Foiled

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars

“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.

From TheJournal.ie Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick Limerick

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick

The 16-year-old boy is being held by Gardaí in Limerick following an incident last Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Armed raider escapes with cash from security van at Dublin shopping centre Getaway

Armed raider escapes with cash from security van at Dublin shopping centre

The raider made off with an undisclosed sum of cash from the van at the Rathfarnham Shopping centre.

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