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.
John Martin closes the front door of his uncle Nick Power’s house behind him and makes for the top of Oxmantown road. His instruction, from there, is to turn right onto North Circular Road and head in the direction of the City centre until Croke Park presents itself in the Dublin skyline. Martin, having never been to Croker, hasn’t one iota where he’s going.