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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches Crumlin

Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches

Gardaí said a “substantial quantity” of benzodiazepines, cocaine and heroin was found.

From TheJournal.ie 'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account' Sexual Offences

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'

Only 11% of sexual offences reported last year were detected by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months Dublin's Fair City

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 90% of sexual offences reported in 2018 not solved by gardaí Crime Statistics

Almost 90% of sexual offences reported in 2018 not solved by gardaí

The CSO has published new data on the detection of crime last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) shot dead in north Dublin Coolock

Man (20s) shot dead in north Dublin

The incident happened on Clonshaugh Avenue at around 5.15pm.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí make five arrests as they carry out raids linked to spate of assaults on sex workers Sex Workers

Gardaí make five arrests as they carry out raids linked to spate of assaults on sex workers

A number of women have been subjected to violent attacks in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector' Crime Rings

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

From TheJournal.ie Three men re-arrested over gangland style shooting in Dublin Lucan

Three men re-arrested over gangland style shooting in Dublin

The shooting happened in Lucan on 4 September.

From TheJournal.ie CAB seizes Rolex watches, cars, cash and drug paraphernalia in Longford gang crackdown Raids
From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named Anonymity

Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named

The judge and gardaí have made it clear that there could be severe penalties for anyone who attempts to publicly identify them.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for information about van linked to Meath shooting Bettystown

Gardaí appeal for information about van linked to Meath shooting

The van was parked near the scene of the shooting in the days leading up to Richard Carberry’s killing.

From TheJournal.ie Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027 Courts

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert Limerick

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert

The 11-year-old boy was found with multiple injuries at a house on Sunday night.

From TheJournal.ie Post-mortem completed on body of 11-year-old found dead at house in Limerick Brooklyn Colbert

Post-mortem completed on body of 11-year-old found dead at house in Limerick

The body of Brooklyn Colbert was discovered on Sunday evening. Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence Attempted Murder

Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence

The boy was 15-years-old when he arranged through a dating app to meet a woman and then attempted to kill her.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal Malin

Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal

The raid happened at the home of two business-owners yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details  Money Mules

'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details 

Spikes in money mule recruiting activity are often seen at the start of new terms, according to experts in the field of fraud.

From TheJournal.ie 'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech Racism

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare Ennis

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition' Opinion

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

From TheJournal.ie Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal Crime

Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal

A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.

From TheJournal.ie 22 people arrested in relation to crime during day of action in Kilkenny and Carlow Operation Thor

22 people arrested in relation to crime during day of action in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor.

From TheJournal.ie Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets' Cork

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old boy among three stabbed in series of attacks in Limerick city suburb Corbally Baths

14-year-old boy among three stabbed in series of attacks in Limerick city suburb

A garda source said they believe all three incidents are linked.

From TheJournal.ie British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path Bristol

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) in critical condition after assault in Phibsborough Dublin

Man (40s) in critical condition after assault in Phibsborough

The man received serious head injuries during the assault that occurred shortly after 7pm on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating alleged assault of student outside Dublin secondary school Cabra

Gardaí investigating alleged assault of student outside Dublin secondary school

Videos on social media show the alleged assault outside St Dominic’s College in Cabra.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí Racism

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

From TheJournal.ie Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray Charlotte Murray

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray

The body of the 34-year-old woman, who went missing in 2012, has never been found.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner (80s) sent for trial on sexual assault charges Courts

Pensioner (80s) sent for trial on sexual assault charges

The offences allegedly occurred over a 12-month period between 2012 and 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in the number of people who say they don't worry about becoming victims of crime Garda Survey

Rise in the number of people who say they don't worry about becoming victims of crime

Some 79% of respondents said that national crime was a ‘serious’ or ‘very serious’ issue.

From TheJournal.ie Man (41) stabbed multiple times while sitting in car with young child Cork

Man (41) stabbed multiple times while sitting in car with young child

The incident happened at around 10.45am on Tuesday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast Antrim

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast

The shooting happened shortly before 9pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil Tougher Sentencing

Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil supports the re-introduction of a ‘Bin the Blade’ amnesty.

From TheJournal.ie Michael McCoy murder: 'Someone knows why my father isn't with us - justice will come' Blackhill Forest

Michael McCoy murder: 'Someone knows why my father isn't with us - justice will come'

McCoy’s body was found in the Dublin mountains, where he had taken his two dogs for a walk, in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases Crime Stats

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie 34 people arrested by gardaí in Kilkenny and Carlow Project Storm

34 people arrested by gardaí in Kilkenny and Carlow

The offences for which people were arrested include theft, assault, and sale and supply of illegal drugs.

From TheJournal.ie Man (80s) arrested in connection with fatal Mayo shooting released without charge Ballyhaunis

Man (80s) arrested in connection with fatal Mayo shooting released without charge

The victim was killed shortly after midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in relation to Artane gun seizure Dublin

Man charged in relation to Artane gun seizure

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

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