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Youth in court over Kildare burglary and car-chase

GardaA 16-year-old is due in court this morning after an attempted burglary and crash in Kildare. Another teenager remains in garda custody, one has been released without charge, while a fourth remains in a serious condition in hospital. It’s after gardaí intercepted a car on the N7 Naas Road yesterday afternoon while investigating reports of […]

Tributes paid to young man killed in Longford crash

TributesTributes have been paid to a young man who lost his life in a single-vehicle collision in the early hours of this morning. The collision occurred at Lissagernal outside Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. The 22-year-old was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. Martin Mulleady, chairman of Longford County Council, has offered his sympathy to […]

BREAKING: Young man dies in Co Longford crash

MurderGardaí in Longford are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Lissagernal outside Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. Shortly before 1am, the driver and only occupant of the car, a 22-year-old man, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. Garda forensic collision investigators officers are at the crash site and […]

BREAKING: Two men charged with significant theft of cash in Carrick-on-Shannon

GardaTwo men, aged in their 20’s and 30’s, have been charged with theft of cash following an alleged surveillance at a bank in Main street, Carrick-on-Shannon, yesterday afternoon. The two males, believed to be from Dublin, followed a businessman carrying a substantial amount of cash to Rosebank shopping centre where Tesco is situated. The businessman […]

Jail for teenager who stole car in Boyle and took part in high speed chase

ryan-cahillA Dublin youth, who phoned gardai begging them to call off a pursuit after hitting speeds of 200km/h in a stolen Audi A4 during a getaway drive, has received a six-month sentence. The then 17-year-old boy, who stole the high-powered car during a burglary in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, drove on the wrong side of the […]

Policing Commission chair to attend special ‘open evening’ meeting in Athlone tonight

k-o-toolePeople across the Shannonside region are being invited to attend a special event tonight to discuss the future of policing in Ireland. The first ever Commission on the Future of Policing open evening takes place in Athlone and will be attended by the chair of the Policing Commission Kathleen O’Toole. Tonight’s event will be based […]

Burke raises new concerns over Longford Garda numbers

Peter Burke claims there are only four and a half gardaí in EdgeworthstownSerious concern has been expressed in the Dáil by a Westmeath TD about how the numbers of gardaí based at stations around the country is being assessed. Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke claims there are just four and a half members based at Edgeworthstown Garda station, despite information given to him in parliamentary questions suggesting […]

Local Garda chiefs paid €140,000 in expenses in 18 months

Roscommon Garda StationNew figures show the chief superintendent and superintendents in the Roscommon/Longford Garda Division were paid more than €101,000 in expenses in a recent 18-month period. The equivalent officers in the Sligo/Leitrim division were paid expenses of more than €39,000.   The chief superintendent in Roscommon/Longford is Padraig Rattigan and the salary-scale for his position ranges […]

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