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Young man stabbed after armed robbery attempt

Gardaí are investigating after a young man was stabbed when he refused to hand over money during an armed robbery attempt.

Elderly man punched in the face by home invader who threw blood around his house

An elderly man and his son were left "terrorised" by a burglary when two men broke into their home, assaulted them,...

Pub staff member assaulted for denying man entry

A staff member at the Westside Tavern pub was punched in the face by a would be patron when he wouldn't...

Man fined for spitting on taxi driver in his own car

A man charged with assault for spitting on a taxi driver was fined €500 at Galway District Court.

Man gets suspended sentence for assault on wife

A 61 year old man has been given a suspended prison sentence for assault on his then wife at their home...

Man fined for assault that left victim needing six stitches

A surprise assault in Oranmore left the victim needing six stitches after getting punched in the head and kicked in the forecourt of a...

Man kicked and bit gardaí in squad car after being arrested

A man was charged with multiple counts of assault after he kicked and bit three gardaí in the patrol car after they had arrested...

Gardaí investigate late night city centre assault

Gardaí are investigating an assault on a young man that took place in Galway City centre last weekend. A man in his 20s was the...

Man in his 60s dead after alleged assault in Connemara

Gardaí from Salthill are investigating the death of a man after an alleged assault at Ballinahown in Connemara this morning. Gardaí were called to a...

Donegal man sent to trial over alleged assault on woman in Knocknacarra

A Donegal man has been sent forward for trial over an alleged assault on a woman in Galway city last year. David Molloy (40), of...

Man jailed for stabbing taxi driver and assault on 72 year old man

A Galway man has been sentenced to jail for stabbing a taxi driver and assaulting an elderly man in his home during a robbery. William...

Man jailed for attacking and choking woman on the Wolfe Tone Bridge

A woman was subject to a vicious assault in Galway city without explanation when a she was attacked and choked by a man while...

Man charged with assault on security guard at bookies

A trip to the bookies ended with a little more action than most races, with one man charged with assault on a security guard...

Man smashed in car windows with occupants inside over family feud

A feud between families spilled out onto the streets at Woodquay when one man smashed in the windows of a car while the occupants...

Mr Ireland convicted of assault on taxi driver after refusing to pay fare

The current Mr Ireland has been convicted of assault on a taxi driver in the city after refusing to pay his fare. Wayne Walsh of...

Bouncer sucker punched after ejecting man

A security guard at a local pub was the subject of a surprise assault by a man who had been ejected shortly beforehand. Plunkett McVeigh...

“I am a vampire and I love blood” – woman bites taxi driver on the neck

A woman appeared before Galway District Court this week charged with biting a taxi driver on the neck while she was his passenger back...

Two charged with robbery and three failed attempts all in one day

A young man and woman have been sent to trial in connection with three attempted robberies and one successful robbery committed on the same...

Ambush assault left man in coma for 12 days

A returning soldier spent 12 days in a coma after a surprise, one punch assault fractured his skull. Cian Cox (25) appeared before Galway Circuit...

Man jailed for vicious Christmas Day knife attack

One Christmas Day celebration broke from the normal pace of events last year when drinks between friends turned into a vicious knife attack. Cian Cantwell...
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