Teenager in critical condition following serious assault in Swords

A teenager is in critical condition in hospital after a serious assault in Swords, in north Dublin, on Thursday evening. Gardaí arrived at the scene on Brookdale Avenue at around 7pm. A 19-year-old man was reportedly transported to Beaumont Hospital, where his condition was described as critical, Garda said. A man in his 20s has … Read more

Man in critical condition after serious assault in Cork town

An assault that occurred on Wednesday evening in Carrigaline, County Cork, left a 29-year-old man in critical condition. The incident happened at Glenwood Estate at about 5.45 o’clock. The injured man was reportedly involved in an altercation with at least two other people, during which he sustained a serious head injury. Garda are still trying … Read more

Gardaí discover man’s body while investigating alleged assault in Newbridge

The body of a man was found by Garda on Wednesday while they were looking into an alleged assault in Co. Kildare. When a woman showed up at Newbridge Garda Station early on Wednesday morning, Kildare Garda received a report of an alleged assault. The 30-year-old woman was later taken to Naas General Hospital to … Read more

Teenager in critical condition after assault outside nightclub in Dublin

A teenager is in critical condition in hospital after he was attacked at a nightclub in Dublin. Gardaí in Clondalkin were alerted to the assault and attended the scene outside the Vela bar and restaurant. The venue was hosting a party for Leaving Cert students who received their exam results yesterday. The young man received … Read more

Five people arrested in connection with serious assault in Co Kildare

Following a violent assault on a man in Co. Kildare on Sunday night, five people have been arrested. At about 2.30 am, a man in his 30s was assaulted at a residence in Father Murphy Park, Robertstown. Three men, aged in their 20s, 30s, and 50s, and two women, aged in their 20s and 40s, … Read more

Father and son injured in attack by up to 10 people in Co Kildare

A father and son are receiving treatment in hospital after being severely beaten by a large group of people in Co Kildare. The younger victim (29) is believed to be in an unresponsive state in Tallaght Hospital and to have suffered serious head injuries. His father, who is aged in his 50s, suffered less serious … Read more

Man (40s) in critical condition following Arklow assault

Following an incident in Arklow, County Wicklow, on Tuesday morning, a man in his 40s is in serious condition in the hospital.Garda officials are requesting witnesses to the assault. The attack took place at a home in the Ashfield estate, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, at around 2.30 am on Tuesday, August 2. Garda were alerted of … Read more

Garda appeals for information after a serious assault on a lady in Limerick

A woman in her 40s was assaulted on a number of occasions on Parnell Street and Parnell Place in Limerick city between the hours of 11:15 pm and 1.45 am. She was taken by ambulance from the scene to University Hospital Limerick to be treated for her injuries. In connection with this event, a man … Read more

Gardaí call for witnesses following serious assault at a swimming area in Cork city

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, following an assault that took place on the Shakey Bridge on Sunday afternoon and left a teenager seriously hurt. A male juvenile was injured in the event, which happened at 4:30 on Sunday afternoon, and the injuries are thought to be significant but not life-threatening. The victim, said to be … Read more

Old man attacked by three men during aggravated burglary at his Carlow home

A man in his 60s has been seriously injured by three men during a robbery at his home in Co Carlow last Saturday. Gardaí are investigating the incident which saw the man seriously assaulted by three other males at his home in the Sleaty Street area of Graiguecullen on Saturday night. A sum of money … Read more

Top criminal defence solicitor Cahir O’Higgins pleads guilty to assault of former colleague

A well-known criminal defence solicitor has pleaded guilty to assaulting a former colleague on a Dublin street.  Cahir O’Higgins (47) appeared at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court shortly this afternoon to answer bail in relation to an assault on 11 February last year.  O’Higgins of Leinster Road, Rathmines, Dublin is charged with assault causing harm to … Read more

Garda officer ‘doused in petrol’ and assaulted in Co Cavan

A uniformed member of An Garda Síochána was assaulted in the early hours of Monday morning, near Blacklion, Co Cavan. The incident occurred at about 2 am when the garda was on patrol in a garda car in the Loughan area. Garda is being treated in hospital after the serious assault, during which a gun … Read more

Man accused of attacking heavily pregnant partner remanded after cutting off electronic tag

A Lurgan man accused of assaulting his heavily pregnant partner was remanded into custody today after he adopted a “very casual attitude” to bail conditions. Lisburn Magistrates Court heard that 24-year-old Shea Haughian cut his off electronic tag and “took himself off to England to work,” staying for a week in a B&B in Bristol. … Read more

Young man charged over assaults on woman and two men in St Stephen’s Green

A man named Ruzmond Muwaniri charged over separate attacks on a woman and two men in Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green has been remanded in custody. The 33-year-old male from North Circular Road, Dublin 7, was arrested on Wednesday and held at Pearse Street Garda station. He was charged with assault causing harm to a named … Read more