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UNODC. 2001 ‘Ireland: Total Recorded Intentional Homicides (Completed) and Total Recorded Intentional Homicides Committed With a Firearm.’ Sixth United Nations Survey of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems, covering the period 1995-1997; Section 2, p. 180. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 27 June

Relevant contents

Ireland: Crimes recorded in criminal (police) statistics, by type of crime including attempts to commit crimes

2.02: Total recorded intentional homicide, completed

Year: Count (Rate per 100,000 inhabitants)

1995: 43 (1.19)
1996: 42 (1.16)
1997: 38 (1.04)

2.04: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm

1995: 12 (0.33)
1996: 16 (0.44)
1997: 9 (0.25)

[In category 2.04, some police respondents include attempted (uncompleted) homicides, i.e. alleged or prosecuted, non-fatal firearm assaults. In such cases the 'firearm homicide' figure can be overstated.]

ID: Q212

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