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# Threats

This year
# met police
Iranian TV channel halts London broadcasts after death threats from regime
Met Police and MI5 had foiled 15 plots ‘to either kidnap or even kill’ people seen as ‘enemies of the (Iranian) regime’.
Last year
# Threats
Gardaí monitoring safety of Irish politicians amidst resurgence of violent rhetoric online
Gardaí are aware of several people involved in spreading hateful messages and veiled threats.
# Speaking out
'I get death threats every now and then' - F1 driver on social media abuse
The 22-year-old was speaking ahead of Sunday’s British Grand Prix.
All time
# Helen McEntee
Justice Minister McEntee says she sometimes feels 'unsafe' as a politician
The Minister said she would support examining legislation to deal with protests outside politicians’ homes.
# Analysis
What will Ireland have picked out from Japan's only game since July?
Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown’s side are incisive and intelligent in attack.
# Blanchardstown
Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service
When Leon Travers (24) was arrested by gardaí for an alleged public order offence in October 2018, he engaged in “aggressive” and threatening behaviour.
# Threats
Covid denier is a 'person of interest' in Holohan and Glynn phone harassment investigation
Senator John McGahon said Facebook has “spiralled out of control”.
National Union of Journalists calls for PSNI to take action over threats to members of the media
The move from the NUJ follows threatening graffiti targeting Sunday World journalist Patricia Devlin.
Finland says people coming into the country who don't self-isolate face three months in prison
The Finnish government made the announcement today.
# Youth Detention
Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water
A group of four residents barricaded themselves in the kitchen area of the facility.
# Courts
Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.
# mullingar court
Men told to desist from posting social media videos in Mullingar court appearance
Judge Flann Brennan granted free legal aid to all three accused.
# Mullingar
Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill
It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.
# Threats
Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe
The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.
# Threats
Quinn Industrial Holdings directors given 'final warning' in new threat against the company
The letter warned the directors that this was their “final warning” and that “we could have killed Kevin very easily”.
# Threats
Gardaí investigating social media shooting threats made against two schools
The schools in question are located in Limerick and Galway.
# suspended
An Post suspends deliveries to Tallaght estate after spate of anti-social behaviour and threats
There have been calls for additional garda resources in the area.
# Threats
Saracens wary of 'incredible man' O'Mahony but 'have a plan' for Beirne
The Munster captain led several Saracens players on the Lions tour in 2017.
# barry o'donoghue
Man kicked former partner in face and told her that 'tonight was her execution', court hears
Barry O’Donoghue was convicted by a jury of assault causing harm and threat to kill.
# intimidation
Gardaí's home and car targeted as they investigate actions of criminal gang in north-east
Intimidation of officers can be common.
# Meath
Appeal launched after homeowner 'put in noose and dragged around' his home by burglars
The man returned to his home in Ballivor on 17 January to find two armed men in balaclavas waiting for him.
# offload king
Analysis: Munster must be clever in managing Nakarawa's octopus-like offload
The Fijian is one of the best players in the world but Munster need to turn his strength against him.
# Threats
An Australian radio DJ called Louis Tomlinson the 'least popular' member of One Direction and it got very messy
What a debacle.
# Closed
Gardaí investigating after Kildare school closed over 'security concern'
It is understood the threat was not viable or serious.
# the eighth
Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff
Two venues have cancelled the event in the last week.
# threats threats and more threats
As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'
The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.
# War of Words
Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific
The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.
# War of Words
South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile
The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.
# Threats
Analysis: Lions must control Laumape and Savea on the gainline tomorrow
The All Blacks’ powerful backs will look for big gains off set-piece platforms.
# Allegations
Imam accused in Denmark of calling for murder of Jews
He is heard saying: ‘Judgement Day will not come until the Muslims fight the Jews and kill them.’
# Darndale
Man convicted of violent disorder who told garda 'you are dead' avoids jail
Glen Lieghio, 20, threw “anything he could find” at gardaí during the incident, a court heard.
# Anthony Connors
Serial burglar who targets pensioners sentenced to 144 years in prison over his criminal career
Connors told the couple he “had mates waiting outside” and said he would set the apartment on fire.
# Threats
Israel apologises over threats to 'take down' UK minister
Ambassador Mark Regev apologised to the British government following the release of footage captured by Al Jazeera.
# Threats
Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"
Donal Billings has also been convicted of making false telephone threats.
# jane doe
Woman who accused Trump of raping her at 13 cancels plan to speak publicly
Her lawyer said she is living in “terrible fear”.
# Terror
Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say
However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.
# Threats
"We will kill you": Irish politicians speak out against online abuse
John Halligan, Mairead McGuinness and Joan Burton have all spoken out today in various ways.
# Under Threat
Money offered on social media for personal information of gardaí
The Garda Representative Association has called on management to address attacks against members online.
# intimidation
Criminal 'threatened to rape' pregnant garda and her unborn child
The body representing middle-ranking gardaí has said no other public sector workers face these kinds of threats on a daily basis.
# orange parade
PSNI investigate 'naming and shaming' of officer over pepper-spray incident
Photographs of the man were published on a Facebook site.