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MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
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MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU

Sep 16th 2021, 2:34 PM 8,445 Views 27 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
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Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

Jul 26th 2021, 3:52 PM 16,939 Views 5 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Gardaí examining social media posts referring to Michael D Higgins
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Gardaí examining social media posts referring to Michael D Higgins

Jul 23rd 2021, 10:12 PM 78,571 Views 0 Comments

Anti-lockdown groups on social media and Telegram channels criticised the signing of the law which paves the way for indoor dining.

'I counted at least 6 people covered in blood' - The Irishman caught up in last week's chaotic Wembley scenes
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'I counted at least 6 people covered in blood' - The Irishman caught up in last week's chaotic Wembley scenes

Jul 17th 2021, 9:00 AM 46,418 Views 43 Comments

Sligo native Brendan Fitzsimons was in attendance at the Euro 2020 final.

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
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Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,701 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
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Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley

Jul 12th 2021, 7:36 PM 43,430 Views 35 Comments

Footage posted on social media showed people forcing their way through barriers and a line of security staff.

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
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Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre

Jun 18th 2021, 11:55 AM 98,348 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm last night as a large group of people were socialising in the area.

Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
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Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 113,865 Views 192 Comments
  • Gardaí arrested 14 people, including five juveniles, as violence broke out on the street.
  • Reports from sources that gardaí were attacked with glass bottles has been confirmed by gardaí.
  • One garda was treated in hospital for a leg injury.
Man United fans attacked by 'hooligans' ahead of Europa League final in Gdansk
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Man United fans attacked by 'hooligans' ahead of Europa League final in Gdansk

May 26th 2021, 1:48 PM 9,606 Views 6 Comments

Supporters are in the Polish city for this evening’s game against Spanish side Villarreal.

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza
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Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:07 PM 37,247 Views 27 Comments

Days of deadly violence have seen Israeli soldiers massing on the edge of the territory.

Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice
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Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice

Updated May 13th 2021, 2:50 PM 37,203 Views 56 Comments

The IPSC was planning to hold a “socially-distanced protest” at the Spire in Dublin.

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
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Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'

Updated May 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 24,820 Views 61 Comments

Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
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'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed

May 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,283 Views 0 Comments
  • Over the course of the pandemic some people have been trapped with their abusers 24-7, Órla Ryan writes
  • One domestic abuse survivor says people who breach barring orders should be automatically jailed
  • NGOs are calling for a new ministry dedicated to domestic violence
Policing patrols stepped up at North Dublin DART stations after series of incidents involving youths
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Policing patrols stepped up at North Dublin DART stations after series of incidents involving youths

May 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 36,758 Views 51 Comments

Several social media videos show jumping on a car and a woman falling under a train after an approach by youths.

Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises
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Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises

Mar 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 13,147 Views 10 Comments

At least 90 people were killed by security forces yesterday.

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest
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Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 12:10 AM 85,012 Views 166 Comments
  • A major policing operation was in place from yesterday morning with senior officers, including the Commissioner, taking direct command.
  • Officers had been monitoring online chatter in recent weeks as groups planned a protest for Stephen's Green.
'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US
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'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US

May 31st 2020, 6:11 PM 48,143 Views 74 Comments

The arrest and handcuffing of a black CNN journalist has drawn the widest coverage.

Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography
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Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography

Feb 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 41,844 Views 34 Comments

Cliodhna McAllister writes about how her experiences with Tinder, dating and porn got her thinking about how we view sexuality and gender in Ireland.

'Enough is enough': Thousands take part in rally against violence in Drogheda
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'Enough is enough': Thousands take part in rally against violence in Drogheda

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 3:55 PM 30,003 Views 54 Comments

The rally was being held after the “hideous and barbaric” murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

Garda association calls for extra resourcing after 'shocking levels of violence' in recent days
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Garda association calls for extra resourcing after 'shocking levels of violence' in recent days

Jan 18th 2020, 7:41 AM 34,211 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí have confirmed human remains found in Dublin 3 earlier this week were that of Keane Mulready-Woods.

Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos
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Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos

Dec 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,619 Views 0 Comments

Local gardaí have been attempting to keep a lid on the feud.

Here's why the Irish team will be wearing white ribbons on Monday night
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Here's why the Irish team will be wearing white ribbons on Monday night

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 6,674 Views 7 Comments

A global movement campaigning for an end to gender-based violence against women is underway.

Students armed with petrol bombs - and bows and arrows - clash with police overnight in Hong Kong
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Students armed with petrol bombs - and bows and arrows - clash with police overnight in Hong Kong

Nov 13th 2019, 7:28 AM 7,700 Views 13 Comments

Hong Kong’s underground subway system was closed amid further violence overnight.

Five wounded as knife attack caps day of Hong Kong political chaos
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Five wounded as knife attack caps day of Hong Kong political chaos

Nov 3rd 2019, 6:00 PM 7,152 Views 6 Comments

Flashmob rallies erupted inside multiple shopping centres across the international finance hub.

More than a dozen people killed as security forces fire at protesters in Iraq
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More than a dozen people killed as security forces fire at protesters in Iraq

Oct 6th 2019, 4:55 PM 7,528 Views 10 Comments

The clashes came after authorities earlier lifted a round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad.

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence
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'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

Sep 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 16,663 Views 33 Comments

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

Global 'collective shrug' criticised as violence spike in Syria sees death toll soar
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Global 'collective shrug' criticised as violence spike in Syria sees death toll soar

Jul 26th 2019, 10:21 PM 12,803 Views 23 Comments

Aid groups have described the spike in violence in Syria’s eight-year civil war as a “nightmare”.

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
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'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:00 PM 75,425 Views 10 Comments

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees
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FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees

Jun 24th 2019, 1:11 PM 9,537 Views 18 Comments

20-year-old official Harry McCann said an U13 manager attempted “to strike me” in a game on Saturday.

'I just accepted that this was how it was going to end': Victim of domestic abuse recalls horror attack
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'I just accepted that this was how it was going to end': Victim of domestic abuse recalls horror attack

Apr 16th 2019, 10:26 PM 41,925 Views 35 Comments

‘I just accepted that this was how it was going to end,’ she said after she was told she was going to die.

How an internet hoax about a 'white van kidnapper' sparked violence in Paris
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How an internet hoax about a 'white van kidnapper' sparked violence in Paris

Mar 30th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,155 Views 24 Comments

A court hearing referred to the incident this week as “collective hysteria”.

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'
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'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Mar 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 20,392 Views 0 Comments

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques
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At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 8:05 AM 95,138 Views 163 Comments

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

'Some of the most shocking violence we have seen': Police condemn clashes between Millwall and Everton fans
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'Some of the most shocking violence we have seen': Police condemn clashes between Millwall and Everton fans

Jan 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 10,987 Views 16 Comments

One Everton supporter suffered a ‘life-changing injury’ after an attack from a Millwall fan over the weekend.

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
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Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,088 Views 14 Comments

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence
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'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Jan 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,965 Views 3 Comments

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed
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Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed

Dec 31st 2018, 10:28 AM 6,199 Views 3 Comments

Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.

22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan
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22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan

Dec 22nd 2018, 2:52 PM 16,033 Views 19 Comments

A government decision to raise the price of bread has sparked protests around the country.

Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests
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Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests

Dec 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,130 Views 67 Comments

The French are practical people and they tightened their belts as much as they could until eventually they couldn’t survive, writes Renaud Beranger.

Domestic abuse against men: 'He'd been kicked in the balls: he was black and blue to his knees'
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Domestic abuse against men: 'He'd been kicked in the balls: he was black and blue to his knees'

Nov 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 46,553 Views 101 Comments

There’s some confusion around where LGBT people in domestic abuse situations can turn to for help – here’s some clarification.

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