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Ireland Tourist mugged at gunpoint near Dublin's Guinness Storehouse hails Ireland as 'wonderful country'

12:55  25 october  2019
12:55  25 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Two tourists faced a horrifying ordeal when they were robbed at gunpoint at around 6pm on October 21st at Long’ s Place, Dublin , near the Guinness Gardai are investigating a robbery attack on two tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin during which a gun or imitation gun was used to

Two tourists faced a horrifying ordeal when they were robbed at gunpoint at around 6pm on October 21st at Long’ s Place, Dublin , near the Guinness Storehouse .

a woman smiling and posing for the camera: Sylvia Piantoni who was robbed at gunpoint near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited Sylvia Piantoni who was robbed at gunpoint near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin A tourist robbed at gunpoint in Dublin has hailed Ireland as a "wonderful country" and insisted she plans to return.

Italian teacher Sylvia Piantoni and a teenage student were set upon by thugs wielding a "gun" near the Guinness Storehouse on Monday.

The teen's wallet was stolen in the frightening incident which was caught on CCTV.

Sylvia said: "Despite this bad adventure, I would like to thank the Irish police and the Government for the support we received.

"In Italy, incidents like the one that happened near the Guinness Storehouse are quite common.

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Two tourists faced a horrifying ordeal when they were robbed at gunpoint yesterday near the Guinness Storehouse by two attackers. The incident happened at around 6pm on Monday at Long’ s Place, Dublin , near the Guinness Storehouse , which is the country ’ s most popular tourist attraction.

Investigation launched after tourist ‘robbed at gunpoint ’ near Guinness Storehouse . CCTV footage obtained by RTE and Liveline shows a woman being surrounded by two men just off Thomas Street, Dublin 8. It is believed that the woman was a tourist who was coming from visiting the

"We will come back with our students because Ireland has shown its solidarity and support.

a group of people posing for a photo: Minister Brendan Griffin with Sylvia Piantoni, who was robbed at gunpoint near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, and her students at Dublin Airport © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited Minister Brendan Griffin with Sylvia Piantoni, who was robbed at gunpoint near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, and her students at Dublin Airport

"We have already been informed the criminals have already been identified, therefore we are happy to have contributed to the safety of your country."

She told the Star: "We will come back soon. Ireland is a wonderful country."

The video, which was shared by RTE Radio One's Liveline, was widely condemned.

Junior Transport Minister Brendan Griffin escorted Sylvia and the students to Dublin Airport ahead of their trip home.

On Wednesday, he tweeted: "THANK YOU ALL for your kindness to this lovely Italian school group after their ordeal on Monday. Hope to see them back soon as our guests."

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TWO tourists were held at gunpoint in a broad daylight robbery near the Guinness Storehouse yesterday. The incident occurred at Long' s Place in Dublin 8 at around 6pm. A garda spokesperson said today: "Gardai are investigating the robbery from a person at Longs Place Dublin 8, on the 21st

Two thugs rob a pair of screaming tourists at gunpoint in broad daylight in Dublin city centre on Monday. He told RTE Radio: 'Basically there were three men and they were 'Two males armed with what is believed to be a gun , allegedly stole a phone from a pedestrian. No injuries were reported.

Independent Councillor for Dublin City Mannix Flynn described the attack as "casual criminal terrorism on the streets of Dublin".

He told Liveline: "[Dublin is a place] where people can point firearms at those who are just going about their business.

"I know the gardai are restricted with resources but I don't know why the place wasn't saturated by the emergency response unit.

"What I'm most concerned about is the victims in these situations. I really hope they are being looked after by the state authorities and by their families.

"These people's lives were threatened and what is believed to be a gun was pulled on them.

"That is a regular occurrence on our streets and in our housing estates. It's not acceptable."

A man has been arrested in relation to the incident on Long's Place, Dublin 8.

He is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am on Friday.

A spokesman told the Irish Mirror: "A man in his 30s was arrested in relation to an incident of armed robbery on the 21st October 2019 and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice today, 25th October 2019 at 10.30am, court 4.

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While in Dublin , you can learn all about Guinness ' rich history. As you walk through each floor you will learn Welcome to the Guinness Storehouse food experience floor. See how the coopers played a vital role in preparing Guinness to be transported throughout Ireland and by sea to 150 countries .

SHOCKING footage has emerged of a tourist couple getting robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight by a hooded figure in Dublin . The attack allegedly happened near the famous Guinness storehouse . In the footage, realised by RTE Radio, a figure in a blue hoodie can be seen pointing what appears to

"He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Kevin Street Garda Station. Investigations are continuing."

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