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The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019
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The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019

Sep 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 10,887 Views 21 Comments

The database is regarded as one of the State’s most important tools for fighting crime.

Fears for missing 17-year-old boy as gardaí seek to identify body parts dumped in bag
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Fears for missing 17-year-old boy as gardaí seek to identify body parts dumped in bag

Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 65,572 Views 77 Comments

Gardaí are awaiting DNA results to identify the body.

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019
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Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,572 Views 19 Comments

The government must first pass legislation allowing it to carry out excavations.

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
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Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,319 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

UK police forensics 'ignore' attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses
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UK police forensics 'ignore' attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses

Aug 5th 2015, 6:39 PM 17,858 Views 14 Comments

The scheme was part of cost-cutting measures by the Leicestershire police force.

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies
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'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,352 Views 4 Comments

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king
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Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Sep 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,008 Views 12 Comments

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database
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Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database

Sep 11th 2013, 10:45 PM 6,041 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Justice published the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013 today that will force criminals to give DNA samples.

Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat
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Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat

Nov 27th 2012, 7:54 AM 3,606 Views 22 Comments

The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.

19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident
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19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident

Jan 28th 2012, 10:08 AM 4,431 Views 9 Comments

Two other people were injured in the single vehicle road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 13th 2011, 11:00 AM 81 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer
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Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer

Oct 20th 2011, 12:09 PM 371 Views 6 Comments

A defence lawyer warns that defendants are less equipped than prosecutors when it comes to engaging forensic experts to testify – increasing the danger of unsafe convictions.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 11th 2011, 11:01 AM 66 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

Dublin teenager dies after being shot in the head
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Dublin teenager dies after being shot in the head

May 9th 2011, 8:36 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

A 19-year-old is shot in broad daylight in Inchicore, and died this evening at St James’s Hospital.