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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(...)

Four people were being held by the Garda  on suspicion of being members of an organised crime gang. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Four people were being held by the Garda on Thursday on suspicion of being members of an organised crime gang, following a major search operation targ(...)

The Government must move to reduce legal aid payments and Garda overtime rates, a series of expenditure reports warn. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Policing operations and the justice system will come under significant pressure in the years ahead unless the Government moves to reduce legal aid pay(...)

The years 2016 and 2017 saw the lowest number of burglaries and related offences recorded – at 18,478 and 19,092 respectively – since the CSO assumed responsibility for crime data in 2003. File photograph: Frank Miller

Some prolific burglars had been arrested 50 or 60 times by the Garda but the sentences imposed by the courts were not deterring them, Assistant Commis(...)

In February, some 892 domestic burglaries were reported to gardaí across the country, a fall of 27% on the same month in 2017.

Home burglaries have fallen to record low levels in recent months according to previously unpublished crime data. The new, more detailed, burglary fi(...)

Gardaí say 21 of those arrested have been charged and will appear at local sittings of Kilkenny District Court in the coming weeks. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have arrested 34 people in connection with various criminal offences as part of “Project Storm” focused on Co Kilkenny. The arrests followed (...)

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