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Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles
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Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles

Feb 7th 2014, 8:46 PM 14,216 Views 30 Comments

Two men forced their way into a house in west Belfast this evening, police have said.

Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody
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Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody

Jan 17th 2014, 9:29 PM 9,685 Views 21 Comments

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot in the arm.

74-year-old man shot in Antrim while working in shed
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74-year-old man shot in Antrim while working in shed

Jan 17th 2014, 8:50 AM 6,976 Views 7 Comments

The man was shot in the chest and is currently in hospital in a stable condition.

Shooting at school in Roswell, New Mexico
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Shooting at school in Roswell, New Mexico

Jan 14th 2014, 4:19 PM 10,580 Views 24 Comments

Two people are being treated for injuries.

Four republican dissidents sentenced after guns and ammunition find
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Four republican dissidents sentenced after guns and ammunition find

Jan 13th 2014, 4:34 PM 8,846 Views 50 Comments

The four men have been given seven to 12 year terms with half spent in prison.

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury
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Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Jan 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 18,958 Views 131 Comments

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

Watch these Russian guys wake up their friend in a very unique way
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# Rise And Shine

Watch these Russian guys wake up their friend in a very unique way

Dec 20th 2013, 11:38 AM 3,284 Views 2 Comments

The definition of a “rude awakening”.

Man arrested over Offaly shooting of two released without charge
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Man arrested over Offaly shooting of two released without charge

Dec 10th 2013, 11:23 AM 3,412 Views 1 Comment

The man in his early 20′s had been held at Tullamore Garda Station, gardai say a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school
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Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Nov 13th 2013, 9:27 PM 7,190 Views 19 Comments

Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.

Boy, 13, carrying replica gun shot dead by police in California
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Boy, 13, carrying replica gun shot dead by police in California

Oct 24th 2013, 9:22 AM 19,015 Views 137 Comments

Police said they repeatedly asked the boy, Andy Lopez, to drop the weapon, but instead he raised it in their direction.

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed
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Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed

Sep 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,630 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…

Second man arrested over murder of Dean Johnson
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Second man arrested over murder of Dean Johnson

Sep 24th 2013, 8:24 PM 4,924 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old is being held at Ronanstown garda station.

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
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More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Sep 24th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,259 Views 130 Comments

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

Large quantity of ammunition, firearms and explosives found
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Large quantity of ammunition, firearms and explosives found

Sep 22nd 2013, 10:23 AM 6,243 Views 24 Comments

The army bomb disposal team were called and declared the area safe last night.

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
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This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,096 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

12 people, including 3-year-old, shot in Chicago park
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12 people, including 3-year-old, shot in Chicago park

Sep 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,525 Views 105 Comments

The shooting took place in Chicago’s Back of the Yards area on its southwest side.

Starbucks ads to tell customers: Guns not welcome here
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Starbucks ads to tell customers: Guns not welcome here

Sep 19th 2013, 9:38 AM 5,339 Views 43 Comments

The coffee chain will run fill-page ads in major newspapers today.

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks
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Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks

Sep 18th 2013, 4:18 PM 10,166 Views 85 Comments

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

Man due in court over gun possession after Garda chase
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Man due in court over gun possession after Garda chase

Sep 7th 2013, 8:51 AM 8,600 Views 14 Comments

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

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast
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Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

Aug 24th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,249 Views 16 Comments

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo
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82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

Aug 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 7,914 Views 13 Comments

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

Dissident arms seizure includes golden gun
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Dissident arms seizure includes golden gun

Jul 11th 2013, 4:53 PM 11,482 Views 54 Comments

The guns, ammunition and explosive were discovered by Gardaí in Dublin as part of investigations into republican dissidents.

Two men due in court over dissident Republican activities
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Two men due in court over dissident Republican activities

Jun 12th 2013, 5:23 PM 4,493 Views 0 Comments

The men, who were arrested in the Louth-Meath area yesterday, will appear at the Special Criminal Court this evening.

Vehicles and handgun seized after dissident republican arrests in Louth, Meath
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Vehicles and handgun seized after dissident republican arrests in Louth, Meath

Jun 12th 2013, 9:31 AM 6,423 Views 19 Comments

The arrests are part of an ongoing operation by gardaí to counter dissident republican activity in the border area.

Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place
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Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place

May 15th 2013, 1:17 PM 8,131 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden told a second-grader that he “really liked” his idea about guns that shoot chocolate instead of bullets.

Healy-Rae wants debate on expanding gun ownership in Ireland
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Healy-Rae wants debate on expanding gun ownership in Ireland

Apr 26th 2013, 11:53 AM 17,491 Views 239 Comments

“It’s no harm for these criminals to know that if they engage in this type of activity they may leave the home that they break into in a wooden box,” the independent TD has said.

Heroin and sub-machine gun found in vacant house in Cavan
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Heroin and sub-machine gun found in vacant house in Cavan

Apr 16th 2013, 1:42 PM 7,052 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí say the heroin has an estimated street value of up to €750,000.

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law
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US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

Apr 11th 2013, 6:56 PM 3,546 Views 17 Comments

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns
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"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns

Apr 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,410 Views 18 Comments

The US first lady highlighted the case of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in January, one week after she sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration.

Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws
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Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws

Apr 10th 2013, 6:04 PM 5,567 Views 68 Comments

The former congresswoman, who nearly died in a 2011 shooting, makes a strong plea.

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
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Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,809 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

Man arrested over drugs and sawn-off shotgun seized in Tallaght
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Man arrested over drugs and sawn-off shotgun seized in Tallaght

Apr 9th 2013, 8:24 AM 4,316 Views 5 Comments

The man in his early 20s is the second person to be arrested over the discovery.

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns
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Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 30,329 Views 263 Comments

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

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

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:56 PM 3,352 Views 2 Comments

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

Man in court after firearm recovered in Tallaght
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Man in court after firearm recovered in Tallaght

Mar 21st 2013, 7:03 AM 5,561 Views 4 Comments

The suspect allegedly discarded a gun from his car.

Four killed in back-to-back shootings in NY state
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Four killed in back-to-back shootings in NY state

Mar 13th 2013, 6:02 PM 9,174 Views 12 Comments

Police believe the suspected gunman set fire to his apartment before embarking on the shooting spree, killing four people.

Three dead, several injured, in Las Vegas gun battle
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Three dead, several injured, in Las Vegas gun battle

Feb 21st 2013, 3:41 PM 15,348 Views 40 Comments

A gun battle between two vehicles on the Las Vegas Strip has caused a fiery crash, leaving three people dead and at least three injured.

Two men seriously injured in Belfast shooting
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Two men seriously injured in Belfast shooting

Feb 16th 2013, 11:30 AM 5,660 Views 2 Comments

A 22-year-old man and 24-year-old man were taken to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.