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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(...)

Eleven people were arrested in west Co Cork during a	‘day of action’ by gardaí on Tuesday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Eleven people were arrested and charged in west Co Cork during a “day of action” by gardaí on Tuesday. The “day of action” was carried out as part of(...)

A file image of a break-in. Gardaí said the number of  burglaries rises during the winter.

Gardaí have warned people to be vigilant about home security this winter as statistics show a 20 per cent increase in burglaries in the months around (...)

Controls  put in place include the cancellation of overtime for administrative purposes.  File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Garda has already spent almost its full €100 million overtime budget for the year, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. However, while(...)

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