Thor Operation

51 results

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: “I never received any preparatory training and I’m not sure where that reporting came from.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has dismissed media reports that she underwent media training paid for from public funds to prepare her for diffi(...)

22kg of cocaine seized in Dublin on Thursday.

Cocaine worth €1.5 million has been seized following a raid on a house in south Dublin. The discovery of 22kgs of the drug was made following the pl(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said her department’s total budget would be €2.54 billion. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

The budget for An Garda Síochána will allow for the recruitment of 800 gardaí and up to 500 civilians next year, Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Fr(...)

Some of the items seized in Co Carlow and Co Kilkenny today by gardaí as part of Operation Thor. Photograph: Garda Síochána

Sixty-four people have been arrested in Co Carlow and Co Kilkenny during an extensive Garda anti-crime operation. Officers raided 29 houses and a bu(...)

Under Operation Thor gardaí have been establishing checkpoints and other intelligence-led operations to bring to justice travelling gangs who have been involved in large numbers of break-ins. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A major Garda clampdown on prolific burglary gangs has resulted in a huge fall in the number of break-ins across the State in the first half of the y(...)

The Minister for Justice said she was continuing to prioritise “dealing more effectively with criminals who prey on householders”. Photograph: Getty Images

Burglary rates are plummeting following a 10-month crackdown on the crime of prolific offenders across the Republic under Operation Thor. New data ob(...)

Gardaí have arrested more than 30 people in a major operation across Co Carlow involving 120 Garda members including gardaí on horseback and the Garda helicopter.

Gardaí have arrested more than 30 people in a major operation across Co Carlow involving 120 Garda members including gardaí on horseback and the Garda(...)

Two firearms and ammunition have been seized by gardaí following a search of wasteland in Bray, Co Wicklow. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two firearms and ammunition have been seized by gardaí following a search of wasteland in Bray, Co Wicklow. Officers discovered the arms and ammunit(...)

Cocaine and herbal cannabis were found with an estimated value of €580,000 were found at Finglas in Dubln. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí seized about €700,000 worth of various drugs during two planned raids on Wednesday. In Finglas, north Dublin, heroin, cocaine and herbal cann(...)

 Nóirín O’Sullivan: she said gardaí also had pepper spray and the asp baton to aid them in dealing with violent situations. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The new armed Regional Support Unit will be in place within two months and will contribute to the armed policing response some members of the Garda Re(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • Next
  • Last »