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TD says road sign he showed justice committee MIGHT have been from the UK
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TD says road sign he showed justice committee MIGHT have been from the UK

Mar 26th 2015, 4:07 PM 17,217 Views 77 Comments

Finian McGrath says he has plenty of photos of signs that are “definitely” Irish.

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists
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"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Mar 25th 2015, 4:24 PM 14,807 Views 40 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?
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Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,584 Views 61 Comments

It depends on what you define a gun as, really.

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin
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Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

Feb 11th 2015, 6:25 PM 15,607 Views 29 Comments

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'
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Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'

Feb 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,098 Views 72 Comments

The independent TD said the Government is bringing about the “demise of rural Ireland” through closures of Garda stations and post offices.

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade
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Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade

Jan 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 19,670 Views 74 Comments

The Taken star said private gun owership in the US is a “f***ing disgrace”.

Multiple people shot in suspected robbery at Kansas gun shop
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Multiple people shot in suspected robbery at Kansas gun shop

Jan 9th 2015, 11:02 PM 19,122 Views 35 Comments

The woman who owns the shop sustained minor injuries to her face.

Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin
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Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin

Jan 5th 2015, 8:05 AM 60,118 Views 40 Comments

The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.

Two men arrested and gun seized in Tallaght
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Two men arrested and gun seized in Tallaght

Nov 18th 2014, 9:16 AM 7,276 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí have been targeting criminal activity in the south west Dublin area.

Seven-hour standoff between man and armed gardaí ends without injury
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Seven-hour standoff between man and armed gardaí ends without injury

Oct 20th 2014, 8:41 PM 26,458 Views 25 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first
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Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

Oct 9th 2014, 10:09 AM 17,052 Views 81 Comments

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot
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Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot

Sep 28th 2014, 11:09 AM 14,637 Views 26 Comments

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold is writing a book
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The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold is writing a book

Sep 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,913 Views 18 Comments

Susan Klebold will donate the money to mental health charities.

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid
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Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid

Sep 14th 2014, 3:04 PM 16,501 Views 0 Comments

Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.

Handguns are now the choice of gangland criminals - so more people are dying
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Handguns are now the choice of gangland criminals - so more people are dying

Sep 9th 2014, 3:33 PM 8,757 Views 36 Comments

A new study published in the Irish Medical Journal has also found that handguns have lead to a substantial increase in the mortality rate from firearm injuries.

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted
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Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted

Aug 27th 2014, 8:33 PM 40,138 Views 89 Comments

David Barajas’ two sons were killed by the driver as they pushed a truck in Texas.

Four arrested after firearms and drugs found in Dublin house
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Four arrested after firearms and drugs found in Dublin house

Aug 24th 2014, 5:37 PM 15,746 Views 18 Comments

The men and woman were arrested at two flats in Dublin’s Rialto area.

Police in the US are being armed to the teeth — and it's terrifying
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Police in the US are being armed to the teeth — and it's terrifying

Aug 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 24,040 Views 127 Comments

‘Why does a town of 21,000 people need a police force more heavily armed than the mid-1980s Royal Ulster Constabulary?’

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
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Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,486 Views 10 Comments

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

355 guns stolen in Ireland last year - and 53 reported lost
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355 guns stolen in Ireland last year - and 53 reported lost

Jul 17th 2014, 5:12 PM 7,390 Views 19 Comments

Latest garda figures on guns show that almost 170,000 guns licenced in Ireland last year.

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute
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Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

Jul 10th 2014, 7:38 AM 24,764 Views 33 Comments

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp
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Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

Jun 30th 2014, 9:57 AM 12,016 Views 25 Comments

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?
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Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?

Jun 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,831 Views 161 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.

Child shooting: Gardaí following definite line of inquiry, call on perpetrators to turn themselves in
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Child shooting: Gardaí following definite line of inquiry, call on perpetrators to turn themselves in

Jun 14th 2014, 8:46 PM 44,448 Views 120 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has described the shooting of the six-year-old as “barbaric”.

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?
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Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?

Jun 14th 2014, 10:02 AM 10,611 Views 87 Comments

After the shooting of a six-year-old boy, should a more radical approach to gun control be considered?

Condition of six-year-old boy shot in Dublin described as "non life-threatening"
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Condition of six-year-old boy shot in Dublin described as "non life-threatening"

Jun 14th 2014, 7:48 AM 32,775 Views 73 Comments

The shooting happened after 10pm las night in Ballyfermot.

Man charged after shotgun and ammo found in Tallaght house
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Man charged after shotgun and ammo found in Tallaght house

Jun 2nd 2014, 5:20 PM 18,273 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí in Tallaght seized the items after carrying out the search of a house in Rossfield Park in Tallaght at around 4pm yesterday.

Seven people shot dead in drive-by shooting near California university
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Seven people shot dead in drive-by shooting near California university

May 24th 2014, 11:57 AM 9,914 Views 64 Comments

The suspected attacker was among the dead.

51 bomb disposal callouts this year and 'we receive no training, no guidelines - nothing'
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51 bomb disposal callouts this year and 'we receive no training, no guidelines - nothing'

Apr 29th 2014, 1:04 PM 6,608 Views 14 Comments

Delegates at the GRA Conference have passed a motion calling for all gardaí to be given training in dealing with firearms and the various incidents in which they have to deal with them.

Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference
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Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference

Apr 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,596 Views 19 Comments

Alan Shatter won’t be there because he wasn’t invited, but we were so here are some of the issues we’ll be keeping an eye on.

Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine
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Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:35 AM 8,687 Views 136 Comments

The images, provided by Ukrainian diplomats, have yet to be verified.

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused
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349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 13,711 Views 94 Comments

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation
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Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Apr 18th 2014, 9:51 PM 22,786 Views 120 Comments

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick
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Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick

Apr 10th 2014, 6:20 PM 10,704 Views 28 Comments

There were three young children in the house when the masked men with guns broke in to their home.

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death
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Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Mar 17th 2014, 3:20 PM 18,330 Views 0 Comments

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.

Gunfire keeps monitors from Crimea as Russia ups threats
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Gunfire keeps monitors from Crimea as Russia ups threats

Mar 8th 2014, 2:16 PM 9,223 Views 89 Comments

The OSCE said earlier today that its monitors would try again to enter the Ukrainian region of Crimea.

Third man arrested over Roscommon post office robbery
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Third man arrested over Roscommon post office robbery

Mar 5th 2014, 8:58 PM 10,002 Views 4 Comments

Staff members were threatened with a gun during the robbery yesterday morning.

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre
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Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:07 AM 9,828 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes
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Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 15,003 Views 45 Comments

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle
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Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

Feb 17th 2014, 10:04 PM 13,299 Views 23 Comments

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