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'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
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'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,426 Views 58 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed
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Teen wounded in US school shooting dies after life support removed

Mar 24th 2018, 12:12 PM 12,581 Views 23 Comments

“My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head and took everything from us.”

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
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'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,748 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi
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Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Mar 19th 2018, 10:56 AM 53,617 Views 72 Comments

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

Gardaí believe they have stopped another gangland murder after arrests made in Wexford
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Gardaí believe they have stopped another gangland murder after arrests made in Wexford

Mar 15th 2018, 10:14 AM 29,867 Views 25 Comments

Two men have been arrested and three cars have been seized.

Three men to appear in court over Dublin firearm seizure
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Three men to appear in court over Dublin firearm seizure

Mar 15th 2018, 7:43 AM 9,278 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested over the weekend.

America’s gun culture: What makes Americans so attached to their weapons?
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America’s gun culture: What makes Americans so attached to their weapons?

Mar 4th 2018, 9:45 AM 67,360 Views 107 Comments

After opening their session with a prayer for the 17 young Floridians recently killed, state legislators then overwhelmingly rejected a ban on semi-automatic guns.

Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months
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Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 80,918 Views 32 Comments

Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
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Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,527 Views 91 Comments

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

Armed policeman at Parkland school 'never went in' to confront shooter
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Armed policeman at Parkland school 'never went in' to confront shooter

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 26,342 Views 99 Comments

The officer has resigned.

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting
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NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

Feb 22nd 2018, 9:54 PM 16,776 Views 89 Comments

He also doubled down on the NRA’s longstanding position that armed Americans were the first line of defence in confronting deadly attacks.

Revolver, ammunition and cocaine seized at house in Dublin's north inner city
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Revolver, ammunition and cocaine seized at house in Dublin's north inner city

Feb 19th 2018, 6:54 AM 11,425 Views 2 Comments

A man in his late teens and a juvenile female were arrested at the scene.

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school
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WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

Feb 18th 2018, 12:25 PM 33,301 Views 88 Comments

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold
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For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Feb 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,642 Views 0 Comments

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

A 12-year-old girl has been arrested after a school shooting in LA
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A 12-year-old girl has been arrested after a school shooting in LA

Feb 1st 2018, 9:02 PM 63,851 Views 67 Comments

Two students were shot, one critically.

Men found with 'lethal arsenal' of weapons jailed for nine and ten years
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Men found with 'lethal arsenal' of weapons jailed for nine and ten years

Jan 30th 2018, 1:26 PM 13,377 Views 13 Comments

The men were found with the cache on 24 January last year.

Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch
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Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch

Jan 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 46,290 Views 43 Comments

One of the key Dublin lieutenants has not been seen since last week.

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's
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Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Nov 29th 2017, 10:47 PM 29,794 Views 0 Comments

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas
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26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

Nov 5th 2017, 11:55 PM 150,958 Views 193 Comments

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke
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Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke

Oct 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,467 Views 86 Comments

Three months’ worth of complaints to the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive suggest conditions in the capital’s emergency accommodation are fraught.

Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis
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Three million adult Americans carry a loaded gun on a daily basis

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 11,190 Views 66 Comments

New research reviewed the behaviour of 1,444 gun owners in the US.

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun
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'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

Oct 15th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,028 Views 69 Comments

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas
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Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas

Oct 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,121 Views 13 Comments

Many investors who never directly purchased shares of gun companies may have them in their retirement savings plan.

In the wake of Vegas the NRA is backing a call for a curb on assault weapons
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In the wake of Vegas the NRA is backing a call for a curb on assault weapons

Oct 6th 2017, 8:31 AM 20,160 Views 116 Comments

The powerful gun lobby organisation has made what is, for it, something of a seismic step-down.

'We were walking towards the hotel when I heard this pop, pop, pop sound': Irish honeymoon couple caught up in Las Vegas attack
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'We were walking towards the hotel when I heard this pop, pop, pop sound': Irish honeymoon couple caught up in Las Vegas attack

Oct 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 25,161 Views 14 Comments

The attack left at least 50 people dead, with over 400 transported to hospitals with injuries.

Mass shooting at Tennessee church leaves one woman dead and seven others injured
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Mass shooting at Tennessee church leaves one woman dead and seven others injured

Sep 24th 2017, 7:36 PM 16,028 Views 183 Comments

Police say the gunman has been captured.

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates
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Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates

Aug 9th 2017, 9:38 PM 21,788 Views 16 Comments

Two brothers who happened to drive by at the wrong moment were shot dead.

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban
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Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

Jul 25th 2017, 8:11 AM 18,210 Views 68 Comments

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party
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Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party

Jul 10th 2017, 8:22 AM 43,335 Views 23 Comments

The shooting happened near Cincinnati in the US state of Ohio

'We're being called Trump militia. It's something I'm probably going to wear as a badge now'
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'We're being called Trump militia. It's something I'm probably going to wear as a badge now'

Jun 18th 2017, 9:45 AM 40,760 Views 76 Comments

Militias usually decrease in popularity under a Republican president, but Trump is proving an exception.

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America
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# What In Tarnation

25 things Irish people just do not understand about America

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 31,302 Views 8 Comments

Contains the world’s most painfully embarrassing promprosal.

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school
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Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

Apr 11th 2017, 6:57 AM 17,594 Views 67 Comments

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight
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'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight

Mar 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 24,234 Views 16 Comments

The incident occurred in Tocqueville high school in the French town of Grasse.

Man charged in relation to Coolock gun seizure
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Man charged in relation to Coolock gun seizure

Feb 11th 2017, 10:39 AM 13,390 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí made the seizure in September of last year.

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today
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Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today

Feb 9th 2017, 8:00 PM 19,426 Views 0 Comments

Of the four men who were arrested Sunday, one man has been charged with attempted manslaughter.

Gardaí seize more guns and ammunition - this time in Dublin's north inner city
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Gardaí seize more guns and ammunition - this time in Dublin's north inner city

Feb 9th 2017, 1:05 PM 21,417 Views 48 Comments

It is believed that the seizures were made in relation with the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud.

'I will put a round in you, sir': Armed men walk into US police station to 'lodge complaint'
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'I will put a round in you, sir': Armed men walk into US police station to 'lodge complaint'

Feb 9th 2017, 7:29 AM 36,925 Views 155 Comments

The men, who are open carry advocates, were attempting to test whether officers would honour their legal right to carry guns.

3 men charged over Dublin gun seizure
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3 men charged over Dublin gun seizure

Jan 27th 2017, 1:17 PM 12,409 Views 0 Comments

The men are due before the Dublin District Court today.

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search
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Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

Jan 25th 2017, 5:30 PM 35,500 Views 18 Comments

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

Passerby shoots and kills man who was attacking police officer
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Passerby shoots and kills man who was attacking police officer

Jan 13th 2017, 7:50 AM 29,849 Views 81 Comments

The passerby was thanked by police who said the officer could have died without the assistance.