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From TheJournal.ie Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison Released

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison

The former sports journalist was jailed for the sexual exploitation and defilement of a child.

From TheJournal.ie Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit Corruption

Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit

The Garda Commissioner has said the organisation wants to show it is serious about making sure corruption is stamped out.

From TheJournal.ie 'I haven't slept since Friday': Woman says serial sex offender living next door 'terrorised' her family Finglas

'I haven't slept since Friday': Woman says serial sex offender living next door 'terrorised' her family

The man was arrested on Saturday after the woman reported his threats against her.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted serial sex attacker set upon by group of 'vigilantes' in north Dublin Finglas

Convicted serial sex attacker set upon by group of 'vigilantes' in north Dublin

He was chased to Finglas Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Two men jailed for total of 20 years for helping gang to murder Vinnie Ryan Courts

Two men jailed for total of 20 years for helping gang to murder Vinnie Ryan

Ryan’s partner described him as a “great father and a great man” outside court today.

From TheJournal.ie Man hospitalised after stabbing in Dundalk Louth

Man hospitalised after stabbing in Dundalk

The man in his 20s was found in the Oakland Park area last night.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting Gangland Crime

Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting

In the first six months of this year, there were 133 arrests in relation to organised crime.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí recover 12 stolen caravans in south Dublin raid Rathcoole

Gardaí recover 12 stolen caravans in south Dublin raid

The search in the Rathcoole area was carried out as part of an ongoing operation targeting organised crime.

From TheJournal.ie Men suspected of robbing copper arrested after trying to escape on sulky Bad Idea

Men suspected of robbing copper arrested after trying to escape on sulky

The incident was caught on CCTV.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over fatal stabbing of 45 year-old man in north Dublin North Strand

Man due in court over fatal stabbing of 45 year-old man in north Dublin

The incident happened at around 4am on Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí target Dublin online drug supplier who uses 'hundreds of SIM cards' a year to evade detection Online Drugs

Gardaí target Dublin online drug supplier who uses 'hundreds of SIM cards' a year to evade detection

The supplier himself does not want to be seen buying these SIM cards and instead pays younger people to do it for him.

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed Crime

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

From TheJournal.ie Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete Suzanne Eaton

Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete

The 59 year-old had been attending a conference on the Greek island.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue Grafton Street

Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue

Gardaí have said that this incident has no connection to the Longitude Festival.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find weapons after dispersing large crowd of youths outside Dublin venue Lost Lane

Gardaí find weapons after dispersing large crowd of youths outside Dublin venue

A man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the incident outside the venue.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí hunt alleged gang who could have stolen over 20 cars in north Dublin in two weeks Chop Shop

Gardaí hunt alleged gang who could have stolen over 20 cars in north Dublin in two weeks

Around 20 vehicles have been stolen from the Portmarnock and Malahide areas of north Dublin since the middle of June.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and fake passports seized in Dublin as part of European cyber fraud investigation Europol

Man arrested and fake passports seized in Dublin as part of European cyber fraud investigation

The arrest was made as part of a probe into a Europe-wide organised crime operation.

From TheJournal.ie Man seriously injured after being attacked by topless man at O'Connell Bridge Dublin

Man seriously injured after being attacked by topless man at O'Connell Bridge

The incident happened early on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie 11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs Belfast

11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

From TheJournal.ie Statue of archbishop decapitated outside Thurles cathedral Tipperary

Statue of archbishop decapitated outside Thurles cathedral

Superintendent Pat Murphy of Thurles Garda Station said the statue is “a piece of the fabric of Thurles”.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for five years over fatal 'one punch' assault on friend Dublin

Man jailed for five years over fatal 'one punch' assault on friend

Jack Hall Ellis told gardaí he was acting in “drunkenness and anger” when he punched Luke O’Reilly once from behind.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident Nantucket

Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident

The lawsuit filed yesterday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries”.

From TheJournal.ie Two to appear in court over discovery of guns and ammunition in car in west Dublin Seizure

Two to appear in court over discovery of guns and ammunition in car in west Dublin

The seizure was made in Clonsilla yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54% CSO

More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54%

That’s according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

From TheJournal.ie Man remanded in custody charged with fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale Dublin

Man remanded in custody charged with fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale

22-year-old Jordan Davis was fatally injured in the shooting on 22 May.

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in house in Lisburn Antrim

Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in house in Lisburn

A post mortem into the man’s death was announced yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in relation to fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale Dublin

Man arrested in relation to fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale

The 22-year-old was shot dead while he was pushing his infant son in a buggy.

From TheJournal.ie Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy Anthony Moynihan

Man (54) sentenced to seven years in prison for raping 11-year-old boy

Anthony Moynihan of Croccane, Rostellan, Midleton was sentenced in his absence after he failed to appear at the Central Criminal Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed Courts

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man (70s) among three arrested over burglary in Limerick business park Raheen

Man (70s) among three arrested over burglary in Limerick business park

The three were arrested during an intelligence-led operation this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests Demonstration

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m Courts

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m

The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Garda operation in Drogheda sees 34 searches, 18 arrests and seven vehicles seized Operation Stratus

Garda operation in Drogheda sees 34 searches, 18 arrests and seven vehicles seized

16 people were arrested on foot of outstanding warrants.

From TheJournal.ie US police question three people after baby taken from murdered pregnant teenager Chicago

US police question three people after baby taken from murdered pregnant teenager

The 19 year-old went missing in Chicago almost four weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin Tallaght

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin

The drugs were seized at a house in Tallaght this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder Courts

Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder

The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Family of teen killed in Dundrum stabbing thank public for support Azzam Raguragui

Family of teen killed in Dundrum stabbing thank public for support

Azzam Raguragui’s parents said they are putting their faith in the Irish justice system to hold whoever is responsible to account.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin and Drogheda feuds: 'Your line of cocaine in a pub is what these guys are fighting over' Gangland

Dublin and Drogheda feuds: 'Your line of cocaine in a pub is what these guys are fighting over'

Earlier this week senior gardaí said the use of the term ‘recreational drugs’ by officials was helping to normalise substance abuse.

From TheJournal.ie 18 year-old man dies after being stabbed in south Dublin park Dundrum

18 year-old man dies after being stabbed in south Dublin park

The incident happened at Finsbury Park in Dundrum at around 8pm this evening.

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