A criminal gang based in Limerick City was targeted yesterday by the Criminal Assets Bureau in a bid to identify lands purchased by the group.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
Aurimas Petraska transformed "cheap" cars into missiles, capable of smashing through secure premises.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
A man was "accidentally" shot in the face and seriously injured by armed gardai when they intercepted an international "professional" burglary gang in Co Limerick, a court heard Friday.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Latest: 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 Limerick man, who gardaí allege is a senior criminal figure, has appeared in court charged in connection with a high-speed chase over the weekend.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
The new armed response unit for Dublin, announced as part of a government package to fight gangland feuding, is not expected to be up and running for at least five to six months.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
A 25-strong Garda unit has been set up in Cork City specifically to ensure water protests don’t become violent.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Gardaí chasing a driver who caused the death of his friend in a high-speed crash minutes later had to slow down because of the dangerous speeds involved.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
A armed robber who was caught with a loaded shotgun outside a family home in Cork last year has been jailed for 14 years.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot was earlier fired when gardai went to his house to revoke his firearms licence.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
A father and his three sons got suspended jail sentences and 240-hour community service orders yesterday for their part in a violent disorder in Cork where rocks and bottles were thrown.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
The judge hearing the trial of a father accused of endangering his baby son by driving him unrestrained from Kilkenny to Cork said yesterday that the prosecution had a difficulty.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Gardaí have managed to end a four-hour stand-off in Co Laois.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Garda Adrian Donohoe might still be alive if sub-machine guns had not been withdrawn from general use within the Garda force.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
Armed gardaí arrested two teenagers on the grounds of a large primary school in Cork yesterday as shocked children looked on.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
A man in his 30s is to appear before court in Co. Tipperary later after he held up a pharmacy and took four workers hostage.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
A man who produced a knife during a domestic dispute was overpowered by armed gardaí after a three-hour stand-off at a house in West Cork.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012
THIS is the dramatic moment when a disturbed man attacked a garda with a knife, stole his jeep, and set off on a terrifying rampage through Cork city.
Tue, 24 May, 2011
SLASH hooks, meat cleavers and baseball bats with nails hammered into them were seized during a dawn raid on scrap metal sites by multi-agency officials yesterday.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2011
UP to 20 gardaí, some armed, were tasked to quell a serious disturbance involving two feuding families in a north Cork town.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2010
GARDAÍ shot a man in his 20s in the stomach after he refused to drop a loaded shotgun he was brandishing in a crowded pub.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
THE association representing middle-ranking gardaí has adopted a policy calling for a permanent armed garda presence on the streets.
Thu, 01 Apr, 2010
SERIOUS crime in Limerick has dropped significantly over the first six months of this year, figures compiled by Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveal.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2009
TWO armed response gardaí saved the life of a motorist who had a heart attack while driving, it has emerged.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2008
Two armed response gardaí have saved the life of a motorist who had a heart attack while driving, it emerged today.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2008
Elite armed gardaí are beginning work today as part of a new regional strategy to tackle shootings and hostage situations.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2008
AN ELITE unit of heavily armed gardaí will begin patrolling the streets of Cork from this morning.
Elite armed gardaí begin work tomorrow in counties Cork, Kerry and Limerick as part of a new regional strategy to tackle shootings and hostage situations.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2008
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