Gardaí were threatened by a man claiming to have “a Glock and six bullets” when they responded to the report of a woman assaulted at an apartment in Cork City. Armed gardaí had to assist at an increasingly volatile scene.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
An internal family dispute is believed to have triggered a tense four-hour hostage stand-off on the northside of Cork city this morning which resulted in armed gardaí making a forced entry into a house and tasering a man.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
A house was barricaded with a stove as a woman armed herself with a knife and three men armed themselves with implements including golf clubs, an iron bar, and a machete, and taunted gardaí during a four-hour late-night stand-off with gardaí.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2014