A former deputy head of security at Croke Park who stole seven booklets of premium GAA season tickets in an effort to pay off his son’s debt has avoided jail.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
A Dublin man has been acquitted by direction of the trial judge of robbery and of falsely imprisoning a Brinks Allied employee, his mother, and a child.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
The jury in the trial of a man accused of being involved in a tiger kidnapping has been discharged having failed to reach a verdict.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
A grandmother has told a jury that she and a nine-year-old girl were pushed into a car after being kidnapped from her home by armed hooded men.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
A man has gone on trial charged with a false imprisonment and robbery of a Brinks Allied worker which the prosecution claim has the accused’s “fingerprints both literally and figuratively all over it”.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2012
A retired garda working as a private investigator for Quinn Insurance has admitted asking his daughter-in-law, a former Revenue Commissioners employee, to look up files of people who had claims against the insurer.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
Two men were refused bail today after they were charged with false imprisonment and robbery of €134,000 in connection with a Tiger kidnapping in Dublin last January.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
Gardaí in Dublin have today arrested two men in connection with a kidnapping in Irishtown earlier this year.
A bank clerk took €200,000 from an Allied Irish Bank branch after his friend was taken hostage from their home in a tiger-kidnapping, it was revealed tonight.
Tue, 22 Jun, 2010
A former Brinks Allied security worker who admitted his involvement in an €1.8m cash-in-transit theft has been given an eight year sentence by Judge Martin Nolan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
GARDAÍ have launched an intensive hunt for the armed gang who kidnapped the family of a security firm worker and robbed a van making a delivery of cash to a Dublin city centre bank.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2010
Gardaí are investigating the abduction of members of a cash-in-transit worker's family in Dublin.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2010
A security man was recovering tonight after armed raiders shot him in the foot when he refused to hand over money during a hold-up on a cash delivery van.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2009
A former Brown Thomas employee who stole over €20,000 from the store in a gift voucher scam has been ordered by Judge Desmond Hogan to carry out 240 hours community service.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2008
A crack cocaine and heroin addict who shot himself in the foot after robbing three money bags from a Brinks Allied van has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by Judge Katherine Delahunt.
Wed, 23 May, 2007
A chronic drug addict who shot himself in the foot after robbing three money bags from a Brinks Allied van has been remanded in custody pending sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 01 May, 2007
A security firm has terminated its contract to deliver cash to off-site Bank of Ireland ATMs following a spate of robberies, it was confirmed today.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2005
BANK OF IRELAND has decided to take legal action against security firm Brinks Allied after the company ceased its cash-in-transit deliveries for the bank in a bitter row over who should compensate for stolen cash.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2005
Fri, 01 Apr, 2005
SECURITY companies have been exposing themselves to risk for years in order to suit the opening hours of some banks, it was claimed yesterday.
GARDAÍ last night described as a “complete joke” yesterday’s heist in which security guards transporting €2.7 million were robbed when they stopped off for coffee.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2005
THE £2.8 million Brinks Allied cash robbery in January 1995 was one of the most cash-rich crimes of its kind witnessed in this country.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2004
An armed raid has taken place on a security van in Newbridge, Co Kildare, this afternoon.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
A LONG-RUNNING dispute at a security transit company, which has left hundreds of cash machines empty across the east coast, finally ended yesterday.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2004
The dispute at the Brinks Allied security firm in Dublin has ended after both sides reached agreement on new security and safety procedures.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2004
SIPTU security workers employed by Brinks Allied yesterday voted by 36 votes to 24 to reject the company's latest offer.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2004
Workers at Brinks Allied have rejected proposals submitted by the company’s management in an effort to resolve a dispute over the introduction of new security vans and procedures.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2004
Workers at Brinks Allied are due to vote today on proposals put forward by the company in an effort to end an on-going dispute over the introduction of new security vans and procedures.
Workers at the Brinks Allied security firm in Dublin are beginning their third day of strike action this morning.
Wed, 25 Aug, 2004
Workers at the Brinks Allied security firm are beginning their second day of strike today in protest at the introduction of new security vans and procedures.
Tue, 24 Aug, 2004
CASH delivery drivers are to mount pickets outside Brinks Allied’s headquarters today in an escalation of the row over safety procedures.
Workers at Brinks Allied are beginning a strike this morning as part of a month-long dispute over the introduction of new security vans and procedures.
Mon, 23 Aug, 2004
CASH-IN-TRANSIT staff due to go on strike today fear their employers have refused to end the dispute to pave the way to pull out of the security business in Ireland.
SIPTU is making a last minute appeal to Brinks Allied to accept the terms of the Labour Court recommendations ahead of tomorrow's planned strike action.
Sun, 22 Aug, 2004
Bank customers are being reassured that disruption to ATM services will be kept to a minimum next week.
Sat, 21 Aug, 2004
Hundreds of ATM machines in Dublin and along the east coast are now likely to be empty for the forseeable future as the Brinks Allied escalates further during the next 48 hours.
A STRIKE by security staff at the Brinks Allied firm is set to go ahead on Monday following the company's rejection of a Labour Court recommendation aimed at resolving the dispute.
The dispute at Brinks Allied which has left scores of ATM machines in the east of the country empty is set to continue as Brinks tonight refused to accept Labour Court recommendations.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2004
Brinks Allied has said it will respond to the Labour Court recommendation tonight.
Trade Union SIPTU has accepted the Labour Court recommendation to resolve the dispute at Brinks Allied.
A decision is due from workers at Brinks Allied today on whether they will accept Labour Court recommendations or go ahead with a planned strike on Monday.
Planned strike action by workers at security firm Brinks Allied was put off today after days of negotiations, union chiefs said.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2004
Strike action planned for tomorrow at Brinks Allied may yet be postponed.
As a special hearing at the Labour Court began today with Brinks Allied management, union officials expressed hopes that the ongoing dispute could be resolved.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2004
Both sides in the Brinks Allied row go to the Labour Court today in an effort to avert all out strike action from Thursday.
Staff and management at security firm Brinks Allied agreed today to attend a special sitting of the Labour Court to end a dispute over new working rules.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2004
Talks are resuming this morning at the LRC as efforts to resolve the Brinks Allied row continue.
SIPTU has vowed to call off next week’s planned strike action at Brinks Allied if the company’s staff are allowed to work under normal terms and conditions.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2004
Talks aimed at resolving the ongoing dispute at the Brinks Allied security firm are due to get underway at the Labour Relations Commission today.
SIPTU is expected to serve seven days’ strike notice on the Brinks Allied security firm as part of a dispute over the introduction of new vans and procedures.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2004
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