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A man from the Mayfield area of Cork is to  appear at Cork District Court on Monday where he will be charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney on April 22nd last. File photograph: Getty Images

A man in his 30s is due to appear in court in Cork on Monday in connection with the discovery of a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition by gardaí during a (...)

The man and woman, who are in their 30s and from the Mayfield area of Cork city, were arrested when gardaí stopped the car at Clogheenmilcon just outside Blarney at around 7.30pm on Friday.

Gardaí are continuing to question a man about the discovery of a sawn-off shotgun in a car in Co Cork after releasing without charge a woman arrested (...)

Acting Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Murders are occurring at the lowest rate in the Republic for more than 20 years, according to new crime data. Figures compiled by the Central Statist(...)

Six men have been arrested following a Garda operation in Dublin on Thursday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Six men have been arrested following a Garda operation in Dublin on Thursday. The men were detained following searches of six houses in Clondalkin, P(...)

Heroin, cannabis resin, cocaine, ecstasy and PVP with an estimated street value of up to €90,000 was seized during the searches.

Drugs with an estimated street value of up to €90,000 have been seized as part of the Garda Síochána’s Operation Thor crime crackdown. Gardaí in the (...)

A number of print and online media outlets anticipated  gangland figures would be at the boxing tournament weigh-in at the Regency Airport Hotel and  sent journalists there. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the gun attack at a Dublin hotel that left Dublin criminal David Byrne dead and two others wounded have been seizing images and v(...)

 A teenage girl and boy and three men are in custody. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two teenagers and three young adults were arrested on Thursday following an investigation into a number of recent burglaries. Gardaí carried out sea(...)

At about 12.30pm on Thursday, three masked men armed with knives, a crowbar and other items entered a post office at Leonard’s Corner in Dublin  before threatening customers and staff. They failed in their attempts to open a safe, and fled on foot empty-handed. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three men were arrested on Thursday after an attempted robbery at a Dublin 8 post office. At about 12.30pm, three masked men armed with knives, a cr(...)

Fine Gael’s John Deasy: “Now, €5 million is not going to solve anything, frankly, when it comes to overtime,” he said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government funding for the Garda’s new Operation Thor crime crackdown was “too small to achieve anything”, and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgeral(...)

Paddy Byrne, President of Muintir na Tire, at the Oireachtas Justice Committee hearing on rural crime.

People who arm themselves against burglars are “foolish and ridiculous” and will only make victims of themselves and their families, the group running(...)

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