DUBLIN, Ireland - As part of ongoing investigations targeting individuals suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating in the west Dublin area, a major search operation was carried out in the capital on Thursday.
The Joint Operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), the Clondalkin Divisional Drugs Unit, and officers attached to the Revenue Customs S
DUBLIN, Ireland - A shuttle service to and from Dublin Airport and the downtown area was launched on Wednesday.
The new service, being operated by Dublin Express, will operate every half hour between Dublin Airport and a number of stops on both the north and south side of Dublin, including the Docklands, Pearse Station, Trinity College, and Merrion Square.
DUBLIN, Ireland - When a vehicle was stopped late Friday in Dublin it was searched and found to contain a massive 25kg of cocaine worth €1.75 million.
The stoppage and subsequent search was carried out under Operation Tara, a national anti-drugs strategy launched by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris on 2 July last year. The focus of Operation Tara is to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks
DUBLIN, Ireland - A major sweep of three Irish counties has resulted in the seizure of a number of motor vehicles, including a BMW, luxury brand watches, and cash.
The sweep by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) in conjunction with local gardai in the Naas District and supported by the Emergency Response Unit and the Customs Dog Unit, involved search operations at six different locations in Counties Kildare, Kilken
DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin has paid tribute to Ireland's Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan who announced on Friday he is stepping down from his role of the last fourteen years. Prior to becoming Chief Medical Officer, Dr Holohan served for 7 years as Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
He will take up a new role as Professor of Public Health Strategy and Leadership at Trinity College, Dublin, in Jul
DUBLIN, Ireland - Emerald Airlines, the Aer Lingus regional carrier, began services between Dublin and the Isle of Man on Wednesday, with its inaugural flight departing from Dublin Wednesday morning at 09:20 an.
Emerald Airlines will operate 6 weekly flights between Dublin and the Isle of Man with fares starting at €39.99.
"Today's announcement is a much-anticipated one. As the demand increases, trav
CO MEATH, Ireland - The search of a home in County Meath by officers attached to the Meath Divisional Drug Unit, Navan Regular Unit, the Armed Support Unit, and the Garda Dog Unit has resulted in a seizure of a large quantity of drugs.
A man in his late 20s was also arrested during the operation, which was carried out on Thursday morning.
The search was centered on a home in the Macetown area of Co. Meath.
CO KERRY, Ireland - A man in his 70s who was hospitalised after a three-way collision on Wednesday evening in County Kerry has died.
The man, who was a driver of one of the 3 vehicles involved in the crash, was seriously injured and was taken to University Hospital Kerry (formerly known as Tralee General Hospital). The Man later died in hospital.
The multi-vehicle collision occurred around 5:30pm Wednesday
DUBLIN, Ireland - With the completion of the National "Slow Down Day," which ran from 7:00am Tuesday to 7:00am Wednesday, Gardai and GoSafe have reported they detected 1,675 vehicles travelling in excess of the speed limits.
"I want to once again thank the vast majority of drivers who drive safely within the speed limits. Unfortunately we have yet again seen during our 'Slow Down' campaign, that there are still
"I want to once again thank the vast majority of drivers who drive safely within the speed limits. Unfortunately we have yet again seen during our 'Slow Down' campaign, that there are still">
DUBLIN, Ireland - A drug haul worth €100,000 has been seized in Dublin 8.
The seizure took place during a search on Friday night.
At approximately 8.45pm Friday, officers attached to the Divisional Drug Unit at Kevin Street Garda Station executed a search warrant at a home in Dublin 8. They were assisted by the Garda Dog Unit and Garda Dog Bran.
DUBLIN, Ireland - A man involved in the legal profession in Dublin, who has been detained since Tuesday over the shooting of a man in the Hazelgrove area of Tallaght, Co. Dublin on Tuesday, has been formally charged, and appeared in Tallaght District Court on Friday.
The man, aged in his 50s, was arrested at the scene of the shooting on Tuesday, and has since been detained at Tallaght Garda Station.
DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun a major push to strengthen ties with Caribbean and Latin American countries.
On Tuesday of this week, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney launched the Irish government's Strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean to 2025 in a virtual event broadcast from Iveagh House.
DUBLIN, Ireland - A woman in her 70s has been killed in Dublin after she was struck by a truck while walking.
The fatal road traffic collision occurred on Friday morning at the junction of George's Street Lower and Convent Lane, Dun Laoghaire.At around 10.00am Friday the woman was hit by the truck. Her body was taken from the scene to St. Columcille
DUBLIN, Ireland - A boost is coming for Ireland's farmers. Minister for Land Use and Biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett, on Tuesday launched a major investment in upskilling Agricultural Consultant Association (ACA) advisors in organic farming.
A training programme will be undertaken this Spring by farm advisors which will ensure nationwide advisory support is in place for those farmers who are interested in jo