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The change will come into effect at 2am on Sunday when clocks should be put back one hour. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Ireland has moved on to winter time this weekend, allowing for an extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning. The change came into effect at 2am(...)

Over 7,600 criminal charges “involving an element of domestic abuse” were brought against suspects Image: iStock

Almost 8,000 charges relating to domestic abuse were brought against alleged offenders last year, an increase of 24 per cent. The figures are contain(...)

Operation Thor was aimed at combating crime and denying criminals use of the public roads in Midleton, Co Cork

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a man arrested for questioning about the theft of more than €400,000 from a Ge(...)

Gardaí arrested 28 people in relation to investigations in the Kilkenny and Carlow areas on Wednesday.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí arrested 28 people in relation to investigations in the Kilkenny and Carlow areas on Wednesday. The “day of action” came under Operation Thor(...)

 Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll: ‘We find that if we tackle a gang in one region they sometimes move to another.’  File image: Gareth Chaney Collins

The curtailment on Garda overtime will not stymie efforts to tackle the expected rise in burglaries this winter, an assistance commissioner has said. (...)

Sexual offences had already reached record levels in recent years and have increased again in the 12 months to the end of June. Photograph: iStock

The number of sexual crimes reported to gardaí are the highest on record, the latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) data shows. Sexual offences had(...)

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims and are planning to tackle them with “super raids” in the same (...)

A handgun recovered by gardaí in Co Kildare. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A man has been arrested after being found carrying a concealed weapon in Co Kildare. The man in his 20s was stopped by gardaí in Brownstown on Tuesd(...)

Boot full of cigarettes seized in raid by gardaí

Gardaí have arrested two suspects believed to be part of a ram-raiding organised burglary gang after a crime spree across two counties in the ear(...)

Uniformed gardaí from Crumlin made the arrest as part of Operation Thor targeting organised crime. File photograph: Getty Images

A man has been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries in Dublin in the run up to Christmas. Gardaí had been investigating seven home bre(...)

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