John O Driscoll

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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Home burglaries have fallen to record low levels in recent months according to previously unpublished crime data.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(...)

Two loaded revolvers were found in cars stopped by gardaí at Monastery Gate Avenue, Clondalkin on Friday. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have arrested four people and seized two loaded guns as part of the investigation into the Kinahan-Hutch feud. The four people detained are al(...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll during a media briefing at the Special Crime Operations, Harcourt Square, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí say they have intervened to foil almost 50 planned killings in the Hutch-Kinahan feud. Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll told a media bri(...)

Three firearms – a sub-machine gun, a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver – were seized when gardaí ­ stopped a van on Gardiner Street in Dublin 1 at about 8am.

Forty extra inner-city gardaí are to be put on the beat to deal with the threat of gangland violence, a Dublin City Councillor has said. Gardaí arres(...)

Fiona Coghlan: acted as a World Cup ambassador during last year’s tournament in Dublin and Belfast.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An Irish woman will be added to the World Rugby council. The IRFU have confirmed that John O’Driscoll and Pa Whelan will be joined by a third person,(...)

A total of 80 teenagers from across the country have been trained as ‘safer internet day’ ambassadors to raise awareness   in their schools. Photograph: iStock

Online sexual coercion, or “webcam blackmail”, is to be addressed in the classroom under a new internet safety initiative. There has been rising conc(...)

 (L to R) Det  Supt Declan Daly and Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll during a media briefing on  Operation Ketch at the Serious Crime Operations at  Harcourt Square,  Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí have seized tens of thousands images of child pornography in raids at 31 homes in 12 counties since Friday. The raids were carried out as part(...)

There was a  spike in burglaries in the months leading up to the winter period.

Gardaí have attributed a drop in recorded burglaries between October and December last year to the launch of a winter crime initiative. Provisio(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan: “Imposing a monitoring system on people who continuously commit offences can be a method of sentencing,” he said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Criminals convicted of serious offences should not be granted bail unless they agree to be electronically monitored, Fianna Fáil has said. The Dáil w(...)

Gardaí in Dublin have arrested four men in connection with a recent spate of burglaries in the Midlands area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Gardaí in Dublin have arrested four men in connection with a recent spate of burglaries in the Midlands area. The men - one is aged in his 60s, one i(...)

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