Eighteen arrested in crime crackdown amid violent gang feud
Gardaí have arrested 18 people as part of a crackdown on crime in Drogheda, where a violent dispute has been ongoing in recent months.
Gardaí have arrested 18 people as part of a crackdown on crime in Drogheda, where a violent dispute has been ongoing in recent months.
Gardaí fear further bloodshed following the murder of a criminal in an apparent gangland double cross.
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The country’s latest murder victim was shot dead as he was walking with his four-month-old baby in a buggy outside a Dublin primary school.
Gardaí are investigating an incident in which shots were fired outside a Dublin shopping centre this afternoon.
Gardaí are investigating a serious assault which left a man hospitalised with stab wounds to his face.
The parents of a teenage boy who was stabbed to death in a park have said: "We are resting our faith in the Irish justice system."
THE parents of a teenage boy who was stabbed to death in a park have said: "We are resting our faith in the Irish justice system."
THE trial of MMA fighter Conor McGregor over the alleged robbery of a fan’s mobile phone is due to begin in Florida this morning.
A taxi driver is in hospital with serious head injuries after being attacked by four people in a violent carjacking.
Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Wicklow believe he was stabbed multiple times in the head and torso by a man known to him.
Gardai are probing if a man was assaulted by someone known to him during a fatal stabbing in Arklow this morning.
A TAXI DRIVER has been hospitalised with serious head injuries after being assaulted during a hi-jacking in Dublin this morning.
Pat Quirke gave investment advice to other farmers, but it emerged during his trial he complained to his doctor of being under financial stress.
Killer Patrick Quirke has been transferred to a prison closer to his family just three weeks into his life sentence for the murder of Bobby Ryan.
Detectives have quizzed former UFC fighter Conor McGregor over an alleged assault in a Dublin pub, the Irish Independent can reveal.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is investigating the death of a man following an industrial accident in Co Wexford.
Friends and colleagues paid tribute to murdered journalist Veronica Guerin as a lecture theatre was named in her honour.
Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man following a spate of assaults in the Midlands.
Gardai have identified a teenage boy as the chief suspect in the murder of a young man in south Dublin.
Presidential runner-up Peter Casey still believes he will become an MEP, despite trailing in the European election polls.
The Justice Minister has said he is "concerned" about under reporting of sexual offences as he launched a campaign raising awareness of sexual harassment.
A NEW campaign aiming to tackle Ireland's "disturbingly high levels" of sexual harassment and violence has been launched.
AN Irishman has been killed following a major road traffic collision in Australia.
The people closest to the 'love rival' murder trial were trying to return to normality in the quiet Tipperary towns that were centre stage in the case.
The mother of convicted murderer Pat Quirke told how her son wouldn't hand over the family home following her husband's death.
A senior Kinahan cartel lieutenant was arrested in connection with alleged money laundering offences as part of a major CAB investigation.
THE Criminal Assets Bureau have carried out a series of early morning raids across two counties as part of a major probe into a Kinahan cartel associate.
Two of the three teenagers subjected to a suspected 'acid' attack will require ongoing hospital treatment and skin grafts following the assault.
A 29-year-old man has been hospitalised with knife wounds after an attack in Drogheda, Co Louth, on Monday night.
Garda intelligence indicates more than 50 people are aligned to either side of the dispute between Drogheda's main crime groups. One side, led by a 24-year-old criminal, has more than 30 members including women and teenagers.
THREE members of the one family have been injured after up to three cars drove at them in a “targeted” incident linked to an ongoing Longford feud.
Gardai are investigating a shooting outside a Dublin nightclub over the weekend.
A 29-year-old man has been hospitalised with knife wounds after a stabbing in Drogheda last night.
A father of four took his own life after claims he was bullied in his workplace, an inquest has heard.
An innocent woman came within inches of being shot dead in an attempted murder linked to the ongoing Drogheda feud.
Detectives have raided solicitors' offices and private homes as part of a major probe into a Dublin family suspected of carrying out more than 20 bogus insurance scams.
Detectives are investigating two aggravated burglaries in separate counties in which pensioners were terrorised in their homes.
Gardaí missed almost all detection targets set by the Policing Authority last year, which has been described as a "significant concern" by the oversight body.
A prison inmate viciously assaulted and hospitalised a female nurse in a suspected premeditated attack.
Irish authorities are being helped by Danish counterparts to repatriate Isil bride Lisa Smith in a series of high-level discussions between the two governments, the Irish Independent can reveal.
Garda and military intelligence services have kept republican political group Saoradh under close surveillance since its creation three years ago.
Detectives are probing if the leader of the gang involved in the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was involved in the audacious robbery of two ATMs using a digger in Meath.
The crime group who carried out a ‘professional and organised’ robbery of two ATMs with a digger placed spikes outside a local garda station to prevent a quick emergency response.
Gardai are investigating the theft of four ATMs in Meath, Antrim and Armagh overnight in what is the 18th such incident so far this year.
Garda management are planning to increase the number of officers dealing specifically with roads policing by 200 personnel this year as deaths on roads continue to rise.
Irish football legend John Giles has spoken of the foundation that bears his name after concerns were raised about it in the wake of the controversy surrounding the FAI and its former CEO John Delaney.
Garda management hope to increase the number of officers dealing specifically with roads policing by 200 personnel this year as deaths on Irish roads continue to rise.
Special branch detectives have arrested a suspected dissident republican as part of the investigation into a violent incident at a house in Roscommon last year.
Detectives are investigating a gun attack last night at the home linked with a Dublin criminal with associations to the Kinahan gang.
Gardai are at the scene of a shooting at a house in North Dublin tonight.
Gardai have busted members of a Romanian organised crime gang suspected of involvement in fraud and credit card scams across Europe.
A brave victim of domestic abuse said the assault will live with her long after her ex-partner is released from jail.
THIS is the taxi driver who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three female passengers and had his licence revoked six weeks ago.
A family has paid tribute to a "beloved great-grandfather" who tragically died in an early-morning car crash while driving to hospital.
A taxi driver who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three different female passengers had his licence revoked six weeks ago, it has emerged.
A FATHER was stabbed in broad daylight as he made his way to a garda station to visit his son.
Garda HQ now says an incident involving the Garda Commissioner's armed PSNI escort last month was a "bollard malfunction" and not a security alert.
GARDA HQ has said an incident involving the Garda Commissioner’s armed PSNI escort last month was a “bollard malfunction” and not a security alert.
A LUXURY villa banned from Airbnb after an Irish family found hidden cameras was still being advertised on other hospitality websites.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said co-operation between the PSNI and gardaí was a key priority following 11 ATM raids on both sides of the Border this year.
AN IRISH family has revealed its Airbnb holiday horror after discovering at least eight hidden cameras in a luxury villa in Greece.
There were emotional scenes at Dublin Airport as 130 troops whose return from duty in Syria had been was delayed were finally welcomed home by their loved ones.
Gardaí said "normal procedures" were followed during a security alert at the organisation's HQ involving an unmarked PSNI vehicle carrying the Garda Commissioner.
Gardaí have said “normal procedures” were followed during a security alert at the organisation’s HQ involving an unmarked PSNI vehicle carrying the Garda Commission.
A MAN kicked and punched his partner in a vicious assault at his Dublin home while telling her “tonight is your execution”, a court has heard.
A man kicked and punched his partner in a violent assault at his Dublin home while telling her "tonight was her execution", a court has heard.
Detectives have arrested a man suspected of a crime spree during which a woman was assaulted and allegedly dragged towards the suspect's car.
A 15-month-old toddler has died in a freak accident after apparently tumbling down stairs while playing at his home.
Gadaí have arrested a man in relation the shooting outside a school in Blanchardstown.
TEACHERS were forced to block classroom doors as their school was put into lockdown after a gunman opened fire outside.
Gardaí have condemned the lone gunman who targeted a man in his 20s waiting outside a secondary school in Dublin.
A 65-year-old man has been hospitalised with serious head injuries after being assaulted with a hammer in his home last night.
A US bank is trying to take possession of a property that is both a Dublin couple's home and their business over debts of more than €25m.
A DUBLIN family have refused to leave their home after a receiver appointed by a US multi-national attempted to carry out a repossession order of the property.
Gardaí are trying to identify a gang of burglars who assaulted a family of five during a terrifying armed raid.
GARDAI are hunting for a burglary gang who left a businessman needing hospital treatment following a violent break-in at his family home.
EMERGENCY services are currently dealing with a house fire which has led to road closures near the Mater Hospital in Dublin.
A hospital patient's death following his arrest for alleged abusive behaviour is being investigated by the Garda Ombudsman.
Efforts are underway to find a way out for Syria for Isil bride Lisa Smith through Turkey or another neighbouring country.
GSOC is now investigating the sudden death of a father-of-three over the weekend.
Specialist gardaí are examining a fifth 'love bomb' addressed to a major London transport hub after it was discovered in a Limerick postal sorting office.
A great-grandfather and a young mother have been killed in a horrific head-on road crash.
The Army’s Bomb Squad have made safe the viable improvised explosive device recovered from a Limerick An Post office this morning.
This is the violent prisoner who is being hunted by gardai after escaping from a Dublin hospital.
A violent prisoner has escaped from a Dublin hospital just weeks after having an appeal over a serious knife attack rejected.
Gardaí are hunting for four men following separate cash-in-transit robberies across two counties this morning.
A GARDA manhunt is underway for a violent inmate who is on the run after escaping from a Dublin hospital this morning.
A young girl who witnessed the tragic crush which killed three teenagers at a St Patrick's Day event in Co Tyrone has described how people struggled to get their friends off the ground during the chaos.
A hotel owner has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after three teenagers died in a crush outside a St Patrick's Day disco.
A young girl who witnessed the tragic crush which killed three teenagers at a St Patrick’s Day event in Tyrone has described how people struggled to get their friends off the ground as the pushing worsened.
The PSNI’s serious crime branch are investigating the planning and organising of a St Patrick’s Day event in a Tyrone hotel where three teenagers died during a crush.
Ballyhale Shamrocks and Corofin made it a St Patrick's Day to remember for their communities as they claimed All-Ireland club titles at Croke Park.
One man died and another 11 people were injured following a horrific crash in the midlands yesterday.
MOSQUES across Ireland will be increasing their security following the New Zealand terror attack, a senior Muslim cleric has said.
Mosques across Ireland will be increasing their security following the New Zealand terror attack, a senior Muslim cleric has said.
THERE were severe traffic disruptions after a truck collided with a bridge in Dublin City centre this afternoon.
RUGBY pundit Brent Pope has said his native New Zealand’s ‘innocence is lost’ after 49 people died in a terror attack on two mosque’s in the country.
A gunman roamed a north Dublin suburb in a shocking incident during which shots were fired.
A DUBLIN woman who tried to kill a civil servant by slitting her throat was suspected of carrying out up to seven assaults before the shocking knife attack.
One of Ireland’s most notorious gangland criminals is in garda custody after a number of shots were fired in the Ballymun area this evening.
A former member of the Defence Forces, who served Taoisigh on the Government jet, has been captured in Syria on suspicion of supporting Isil.
GARDAI have made a “significant” arrest as part of the investigation into a criminal damage incident in Roscommon before Christmas.
GARDAI have arrested 12 people as part of a burglary crackdown in the southwest of the country.
Gardai have appealed for witnesses to come forward and issued a description of a gunman after a father-of-two was left in a 'critical condition" following a shooting in west Dublin last night.
A violent Dublin gang boss is being quizzed by detectives on suspicion of involvement in the feud murder of Kane McCormack.
A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after being shot in west Dublin this evening.
Gardai investigating the feud killing of Kane McCormack have arrested a Dublin criminal as part of the murder probe.
Senior staff in the Department of Health were quarantined for several hours after an envelope containing white powder was sent to Health Minister Simon Harris.
A report into the circumstances surrounding the Rescue 116 helicopter crash which claimed the lives of four crew members is at an “advanced stage”.
Nine people, including a teenager, were questioned after gardaí raided a cannabis grow house in Dublin's north inner city.
March is set to be "the month of many weathers" as the cold and showery weather will continue after Storm Freya's unexpected snow showers.
HEAVY snowfall during Storm Freya caused "extremely poor" driving conditions, with some road impassable and motorists facing traffic chaos.
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris wants more gardaí fighting organised crime and terrorism from abroad.