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

Man suffers serious injuries in Dublin stabbing

Gardaí are investigating a Dublin attack in which a man was stabbed several times in Fairview, yesterday evening. The incident happened shortly after 8 pm on Fairview Avenue Lower in Dublin 3, gardaí said.  The man was taken to the Mater Hospital where his injuries are understood to be non-life threatening. The scene of the … Read more

Garda appeals for ‘victims of a crime’ to come forward after violent eviction video circulates

Gardai have called for two men who apparently suffered a violent attack from a landlord to make contact. The request has been made by gardaí in County Tipperary, after a video circulated on social media in recent days showing the men, who appear to be from Eastern Europe, being subjected to the attack.  The video, … Read more

Fraud crimes in Ireland increased by more than 116% in 2021 : CSO

Fraud crimes in Ireland increased by 116% in the last quarter as gardaí continued to warn the public to watch out for con artists. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has published the latest Recorded Crime statistics, which cover Quarter 4 (Q4) 2021 and the full-year results. Commenting on the release, Jim Dalton, Statistician, said: “Recorded Crime statistics … 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

Senior barrister charged over fatal shooting of Keith Conlon in Tallaght

A 53-year-old barrister has appeared in court charged with the murder of Keith Conlon last Tuesday afternoon. Diarmuid Phelan, 53, a law lecturer and senior counsel, with an address at Kiltalown Lane was remanded in custody for a week by Judge Patricia McNamara. Mr. Conlon was shot and seriously wounded on farmland at Hazel Grove … 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

Second male juvenile arrested over assault of a 17-year-old girl and her friend

A second male juvenile has been arrested on Thursday morning as part of an investigation into a serious assault of a 17-year-old girl and her friend that took place in Ballyfermot in late December. “He is presently being held at a Garda Station in West Dublin under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984,” … Read more

Male youth arrested over assault of a 17-year-old girl and her friend

Gardaí arrested a young male yesterday while investigating an alleged assault of a 17-year-old girl and her friend in Ballyfermot in December. He has been detained and investigations are still ongoing. The alleged incident was happened in the vacinity of the Civic Office on Ballyfermot Road on Thursday around 9.35 pm on 30 December. A … Read more

Man accused of rape in Ireland 21 years ago loses High Court extradition fight

A man has lost a fight against extradition from England to Ireland after being accused of raping a woman 21 years ago. Lawyers representing the man mounted a High Court challenge after a judge at Westminster Magistrates’ Court had ruled that he should be extradited. They said the man had mental and physical health difficulties … Read more

Emergency services attend scene of reported attack on teenage girl in Kilkenny

There was an attack on a teenage girl this afternoon in Co Kilkenny. Emergency services have attended the reported scene. When the alleged attack took place around lunchtime, the 17-year-old girl was in the Johnstown area of Co Kilkenny. A spokesperson said: “An Garda Siochana are currently responding to a report in Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, … Read more

Two men in their 20s arrested in connection with arson attack in Carlow

Gardai have arrested two young men aged in their 20s, in connection with a suspected arson attack in Co Carlow yesterday. At around 8.50pm, Gardaí received reports of a car on fire outside a house in Ballinabrannagh in Co Carlow The fire was extinguished by the local fire service and no injuries were reported. An offending … Read more