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The price of peace: statistics from An Garda Síochána reveal the risks members of the force must deal with daily.

It is common knowledge that occupational hazards are very much part and parcel of choosing an occupation with An Garda Síochána. The first half of the 2010s it seems however, were particularly dangerous years for members of the force. Figures released from An Garda Síochána’s Freedom of Information office have revealed the number of injuries

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Anti-social behaviour still a problem on Red Line Luas

Red Line Luas users are still subjected to frequent anti-social incidents, despite additional security and Gardaí patrols. Though that particular Luas line has become infamous in recent years, the frequency with which incidents take place (of which only a fraction are actually reported) is startling. Despite regular checks by ticket-inspectors and STT Luas Rail Security

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Budget Day met with lacklustre protest

By Greg Synnott, Michael Coleman and Saoirse Ivory A series of tax adjustments and cuts were announced by Minister Michael Noonan in yesterday’s budget. The City were outside government buildings when the announcement was made. The €2.5 billion plan included €900 million in additional revenue and €1.6 billion in cuts. Some of the measures announced

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Do you feel safe in a taxi?

For those of us that live in the city, taxis are a vital mode of transportation. But, when you know nothing about the driver, it can sometimes be an unsettling experience. Just last week, Gardaí seized a Dublin taxi for forensic examination after a woman claimed that she was raped by the driver. The woman,

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