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Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation
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Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation

Oct 7th 2020, 10:38 AM 16,523 Views 0 Comments

The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle
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Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:17 PM 24,450 Views 20 Comments

The man had pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at Slade Road, Saggart in 2015.

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations
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Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Nov 7th 2019, 6:57 PM 14,037 Views 0 Comments

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
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Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,220 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault
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Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault

Apr 10th 2019, 4:37 PM 27,237 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to allow for the preparation of a psychological report.

Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story
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Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 5:36 PM 54,684 Views 40 Comments

The author of Black Mass and Bulger’s biography Dick Lehr speaks to us about the criminal’s life.

Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody
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Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody

Jul 15th 2018, 6:30 AM 14,672 Views 0 Comments

At a hearing last month Boyle asked Judge O’Connor if he could be sent back to custody because he was struggling and finding it difficult on bail.

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland
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Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland

Jun 9th 2018, 3:20 PM 7,355 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.

The legendary 'We Want Plates' Twitter account has compiled the 10 worst ways restaurants served food in 2017
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# Notions

The legendary 'We Want Plates' Twitter account has compiled the 10 worst ways restaurants served food in 2017

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:04 PM 8,882 Views 0 Comments

Make it stop.

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years
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Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years

Apr 6th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,323 Views 40 Comments

The convicted man has 20 previous convictions, including for robbery and theft

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years
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Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

Mar 26th 2017, 7:10 AM 9,822 Views 38 Comments

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist
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'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Jan 30th 2017, 1:34 PM 9,179 Views 0 Comments

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny
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Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny

Jan 25th 2017, 5:55 PM 21,876 Views 0 Comments

Heroin and cannabis herb were seized along with diesel, power tools and gas cylinders.

Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears
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Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears

Oct 26th 2016, 3:51 PM 19,982 Views 0 Comments

He appeared at Dublin District Court to face charges for motoring and theft offences.

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
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There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,839 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang
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Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang

Nov 26th 2015, 10:49 PM 48,700 Views 42 Comments

The man was arrested in Drogheda on Sunday morning.

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June
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Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June

Aug 6th 2015, 1:36 PM 20,710 Views 35 Comments

Today gardaí said many of these drivers are also active criminals with multiple previous convictions.

An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week
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An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week

Jun 12th 2015, 5:49 PM 19,894 Views 15 Comments

Looking like a Victorian-era criminal is probably a bonus.

International eyes are going to be on Irish abortion laws today
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International eyes are going to be on Irish abortion laws today

Jun 9th 2015, 6:10 AM 13,911 Views 128 Comments

Amnesty International is launching its ‘She is Not a Criminal’ report at 11am this morning.

Dashcam footage shows dramatic garda car smash
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Dashcam footage shows dramatic garda car smash

May 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 20,418 Views 28 Comments

The car being chased with a Mitubishi and contained four individuals under the age of 18.

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised
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Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

Apr 20th 2015, 10:00 PM 14,789 Views 72 Comments

The People Before Profit TD has argued that all drugs should be decriminalised. Here’s why…

Man found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach
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Man found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach

Apr 19th 2015, 1:28 PM 12,516 Views 0 Comments

He was charged and will appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street tomorrow.

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
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Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,913 Views 0 Comments

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

Silly criminal tells police to 'catch me if you can' on Facebook - then gets arrested
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Silly criminal tells police to 'catch me if you can' on Facebook - then gets arrested

Feb 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 28,725 Views 24 Comments

The 19-year-old had breached his licence conditions after being released from prison.

Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014
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Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014

Jan 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,971 Views 25 Comments

The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.

Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker
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Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker

Nov 25th 2014, 6:15 PM 35,070 Views 184 Comments

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail
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Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

Oct 19th 2014, 8:20 PM 14,489 Views 63 Comments

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood
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Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:14 PM 10,891 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old man from Tallaght was also accused of stealing €6,000 worth of boat engines.

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol
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Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol

Sep 7th 2014, 7:13 AM 33,657 Views 17 Comments

The 45-year-old died after being shot in a bar in the Elviria area of Marbella.

Business owners aren't reporting crimes because they don't trust the legal system
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Business owners aren't reporting crimes because they don't trust the legal system

Aug 11th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,118 Views 41 Comments

Almost one in five owners don’t report crimes, a survey has found.

16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack
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16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack

Jun 17th 2014, 10:43 AM 37,869 Views 103 Comments

The attack has been described as “barbaric” by a local councillor.

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200
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Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 12,448 Views 13 Comments

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital
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Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:40 AM 26,726 Views 101 Comments

The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

College students face legal repercussions after snowball fight gets ugly
# Snow Joke
# Snow Joke

College students face legal repercussions after snowball fight gets ugly

Dec 9th 2013, 11:59 AM 6,490 Views 1 Comment

Police in Oregon are investigating the snowball fight after the students dumped buckets of snow on passing cars.

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"
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Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"

Oct 15th 2013, 1:18 PM 16,904 Views 60 Comments

The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison
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Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison

Oct 15th 2013, 10:50 AM 31,788 Views 165 Comments

The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.

Man breaks into Galway home and pours boiling water over couple in bed
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Man breaks into Galway home and pours boiling water over couple in bed

Sep 25th 2013, 12:49 PM 34,012 Views 62 Comments

The man is to appear in court charged with assault and burglary.

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
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Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

Sep 13th 2013, 8:01 AM 14,200 Views 43 Comments

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

Call for limit on free legal aid for repeat offenders
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Call for limit on free legal aid for repeat offenders

Sep 4th 2013, 9:42 AM 7,578 Views 90 Comments

The call has come from a Galway Joint Policing Committee and has been put to the Minister for Justice.

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
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Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 382 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

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