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#Firearms

From TheJournal.ie Ireland officially ratifies arms treaty aimed at regulating the international weapons trade Illegal Weapons

Ireland officially ratifies arms treaty aimed at regulating the international weapons trade

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty was signed this time last year.

From TheJournal.ie Hooded raiders hold staff at gunpoint in Dublin supermarket Cork Street

Hooded raiders hold staff at gunpoint in Dublin supermarket

The three men left the scene on foot with a quantity of cash.

From TheJournal.ie Court of Criminal Appeal says eight year sentence for firearms offence was 'excessive' Limerick

Court of Criminal Appeal says eight year sentence for firearms offence was 'excessive'

Kieran Ryan was caught with a firearm but said that he did not intend to use it and was picking it up for a third party.

From TheJournal.ie Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death Pistorius

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns – more than usually allowed under South African law – at the time he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

From TheJournal.ie 12 arrested, four charged and one sentenced as burglary gang targeted Operation Muster

12 arrested, four charged and one sentenced as burglary gang targeted

‘Operation Muster’ was directed at a specific crime gang which gardaí believe stole firearms and other items.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle Guns

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

From TheJournal.ie A gun and six knives were taken from a man who became violent with gardaí Knife Crime

A gun and six knives were taken from a man who became violent with gardaí

The incident happened on Monday evening in the centre of Dundalk.

From TheJournal.ie Court for two men over attempted murder of police Arrests

Court for two men over attempted murder of police

The charges follow a number of arrests made in Belfast and Lurgan at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged for possession of a sub machine gun, grenades, a stun gun and gas spray Derry

Man charged for possession of a sub machine gun, grenades, a stun gun and gas spray

The 27-year-old was arrested in Derry.

From TheJournal.ie Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks Cappuccino

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks

After the coffee chain’s CEO asked customers to leave guns at home, this was their response…

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over gun possession after Garda chase Courts

Man due in court over gun possession after Garda chase

One of the two men arrested yesterday is to appear before the Courts of Criminal Justice later today.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot Mallow

Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot

The weapons were imported from the US.

From TheJournal.ie Three loaded rifles and one revolver found in Dublin flats search Firearms

Three loaded rifles and one revolver found in Dublin flats search

The firearms were found during a search of flats at the Marrowbone Lane complex in Dublin 8 on Saturday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry Derry

Men arrested after suspected bomb seized in Derry

Police investigating dissident Republican activity stopped two vehicles and recovered the firearms.

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 Man sentenced to six years for firearms and terrorist-related offences in Belfast Terrorism

Man sentenced to six years for firearms and terrorist-related offences in Belfast

In September 2010, detectives incovered large quantity of firearms and ammunition from a workshop at the rear of the man’s home.

From TheJournal.ie Police seize quad bikes, firearms and stolen vehicles in Northern Ireland Search

Police seize quad bikes, firearms and stolen vehicles in Northern Ireland

The Newry and Mourne Area Commander Chief Inspector said the seizure should send a message that there is no hiding place in the area for criminals.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search Seizure

Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search

Three firearms and a small amount of cannabis was seized by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work NRA

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Four arrests in garda dissident republicans investigation Arrests

Four arrests in garda dissident republicans investigation

The four were arrested outside Tullamore in Co Offally last night as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.

From TheJournal.ie Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113 Operation Wireless

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote' Gun Control

Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'

A store near Atlanta has raised legal eyebrows – because its promotion could be seen as an enticement to vote.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms and ammunition seized in Dublin Gardaí

Firearms and ammunition seized in Dublin

One man was arrested during a search operation in Northern Cross, Co Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated RURAL SPORT

Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated

Rural Ireland Says Enough (RISE) is calling for government TDs to support the rights of their “large rural support base”.

From TheJournal.ie Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires Stop Shooting

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires

Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday due to blaze officials say was accidentally sparked by target shooters.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí recover grenades, pistols and ammunition in follow-up Limerick raid Limerick

Gardaí recover grenades, pistols and ammunition in follow-up Limerick raid

The firearms and explosives were recovered in a planned search operation following Friday’s €1.5m cannabis resin haul.

From TheJournal.ie Armed gardaí now in operation across Ireland Gardaí

Armed gardaí now in operation across Ireland

The roll-out of special response units is complete after the last was deployed in the south-east of the country.

From TheJournal.ie 5 ex-police officers sentenced for killing civilians after Hurricane Katrina America

5 ex-police officers sentenced for killing civilians after Hurricane Katrina

The former New Orleans police officers were given prison terms ranging from 6 to 65 years for shooting dead unarmed residents on a bridge after Katrina.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize shotguns and cocaine at house in Castleknock Arrests

Gardaí seize shotguns and cocaine at house in Castleknock

Two men have been arrested after gardaí searched a house in Dublin as part of an ongoing investigation into drug operations in Blanchardstown.

From TheJournal.ie Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime Organised Crime

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Ombudsman to investigate Newport shooting Death

Garda Ombudsman to investigate Newport shooting

A man was killed in Tipperary last night after shooting himself in the head following an altercation with members of An Garda Síochána.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms and explosive material found in Dublin apartment block Investigation

Firearms and explosive material found in Dublin apartment block

Gardaí are investigating after the discovery was made at an apartment complex off Clonliffe Road in Dublin 3.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port Seizure

Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port

Three firearms – two of them loaded – and 1.5kg of cannabis were seized by customs officers at Dublin Port this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested and rifles seized after shots fired in Tallaght Tallaght

Two arrested and rifles seized after shots fired in Tallaght

Shots were fired through the window of a house in Hazel Hill in the Dublin suburb early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over Co Wicklow firearms Firearms

Two arrested over Co Wicklow firearms

Two guns were discovered in a car searched at a garda checkpoint in Ashford yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms and drugs seized in Dublin Crime

Firearms and drugs seized in Dublin

Cocaine, cannabis herb and ecstasy tablets were also seized at the apartment in Clondalkin yesterday.

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns

The elite LA unit arrived for a training session, only to find that all their weapons had been stolen.

From TheJournal.ie Nine Romanians arrested in operation combating 'large scale burglaries' Crime

Nine Romanians arrested in operation combating 'large scale burglaries'

Seven men and two women are arrested in early-morning raids, and remain in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Four men charged following garda investigation into dissidents Courts

Four men charged following garda investigation into dissidents

The men appeared in court today and were charged with firearm and explosive offences.