A post mortem on the remains, due to start soon, will also check for any identifying features, such as tattoos, birthmarks or scars, garda sources said.
At the end of a tumultuous year for the Irish football, delegates will on Sunday face into a third emergency general meeting of the Football Association of Ireland in 2019.
Assistant Commissioner Pat Leahy said the target for local garda commanders should not be is crime up or down but “community safety”.
A housing estate was blocked with burning cars, a car was driven onto a bonfire and fire fighters came under attack during a series of Halloween call-outs in Dublin last night.
The Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to reports of two derelict houses set alight this evening in Cherry Orchard and Tallaght.
Gardaí are following up intelligence leads in a bid to identify gunmen who shot at a marked Garda vehicle in north Dublin, hitting the driver’s door.
Two Gardaí escaped uninjured when shots were fired on the Garda van on Buttercup Park at 11.20pm on Thursday night.
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A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jordan Davis in Darndale in Dublin last month.
A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old Jordan Davis in Darndale in Dublin.
The Minister for Justice says people involved in gangland crime are "losers".
Those involved in the latest spate of gang-related shootings must be put behind bars and their “business of death” undermined and destroyed, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has urged.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar plans to visit the Dublin communities living in fear after three daytime gangland murders in recent days.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit hard-hit Dublin communities where three people have been shot dead in recent days in a bid to show his "revulsion" at the killings.
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said the latest shooting in Dublin is a matter of "great concern."
Gardaí fear that there could be more violence after a third murder in seven days in north Dublin.
Gardaí believe that a man shot dead in north Dublin this afternoon is an Iranian national and suspected hitman for a major organised crime gang.
A Garda boss leading investigations into the murder of two young men has warned youths across the country that even low-level drug dealing “is enough” to get them killed.
The Taoiseach has defended the resourcing of gardaí after two pals were gunned down just hours apart in brutal gangland-style executions in Dublin.
Gardaí investigating the murder of two men in Dublin - within 24 hours of each other - are trying to establish a motive for the attacks.
Gardaí are investigating two gangland murders, both involving young men, in north Dublin in less than a day.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to the shooting dead of a young father in Dublin this afternoon.
A raider who pointed a BB gun at the head of a taxi driver and demanded money has been jailed for three years.
A grandmother who severed a vein in a man's neck after she swung a glass at him has been given a suspended sentence on condition she pay €3,000 as a token of remorse.
A third nephew of Gerry Hutch has been named as the latest murder victim in the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
Major societal and geographical gaps in educational achievement have been highlighted in the latest release of figures from Census 2016.
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Friends of a husband and wife who died from cancer within weeks of each other are driving an online funding campaign to help secure the future of their three young children.
An 18-year-old man was shot in Dublin last night.
A grandmother who agreed to hold a suitcase containing almost €70,000 worth of cannabis will be sentenced next October.
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A 13-year-old road traffic collision victim died of a traumatic brain injury as a result of the incident, an inquest heard.
Five members of a gang who terrorised a young family in 2013 during an aggravated burglary will be in court next month appealing the severity of the prison sentences they received.
A derelict buidling has been sealed off in County Dublin as part of the investigation into a man's disappearance more than 11 years ago.
A man who lost his partner in a Luas accident never recovered after her death, an inquest has heard.
Change of evidence by a garda witness in a firearms retrial was a matter of grave concern to the court, a judge has said.
A young man who knocked a girl unconscious with a “ferocious dig in the face” after a name calling incident has been ordered to do community service in lieu of a prison sentence.
A man who was due to be sentenced for being a passenger in a stolen car jumped out of the dock and tried to throw a glass of water at the judge.
A man who was due to be sentenced for being a passenger in a stolen car jumped out of the dock and tried to throw a glass of water at Judge Patrick McCartan (pictured).
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