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Two Dublin charged with six million euro drugs haul

GardaTwo Dublin men have appeared in court charged in connection with the seizure of just over €6m worth of drugs in Co. Meath  on Thursday. They were arrested as part of a major international investigation into the criminal activities of the Kinahan cartel. Michael Smullen from Ashdale Close, Kinsealy, Co. Dublin and Keith Donoghue from […]

Section of N4 closed following three-car crash between Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon

CrashA section of the N4 is closed this morning following a crash on the Boyle to Carrick-on Shannon road. The collision, involving three cars, took place just after 8.15 am this morning near the turn off for the mushroom tunnels about a mile outside Carrick on the Boyle road and emergency services are currently attending […]

Garda praises Longford residents for respecting non-nationals

GardaLongford residents are being praised for their attitude to non-nationals by a sergeant who helps communities develop integration strategies across the country. Sgt David McInerney, from the Gardai’s Racial, Intercultural and Diversity Office told a public meeting of the county’s Joint Policing Committee this week that very few racist incidents have been brought to garda […]

Longford Gardai investigate robbery at golf club

GardaGardaí in Longford are investigating a robbery at the golf club in Longford town over the weekend. The incident is said to have happened sometime between one o’ clock and four o’ clock in the early hours of Monday morning. A back door at the back of the premises was forced and a till was […]

A retired Detective believes resources will have to be put into community policing

garda-2017A retired Detective Garda from Roscommon has said he believes resources are going to have to be put into community policing if the gardai are to tackle crime in rural areas. Michael Dalton who’s a native of Elphin, joined the force in the 1960’s and retired several years ago. The retired garda says a huge […]

Gardaí search for ‘armed man’ in Tallaght

GardaGardaí are pursuing a man believed to be armed in Tallaght. It’s understood they’re responding to a number of incidents in Jobstown this morning. Details about this developing situation in Tallaght are still scarce at the moment. What we know is there are a number of garda units pursuing a man in the Jobstown area. […]

Local Garda chief wants no repeat of fake tests controversy

jpc-2The Longford/Roscommon Chief Superintendent says he doesn’t support the inflating of Garda statistics and insists there should be no repeat of the fake breath-tests controversy. At last night’s public meeting of the Roscommon joint policing committee in Boyle, it was revealed there were 22,500 inaccurate figures in the division between June 2009 and this April. […]

Senior Gardai admit fake breath scandal unacceptable in force

GardaiSenior gardai say the falsifying of breath tests was unacceptable at all levels within the Force. It’s the first time senior management have spoken publicly after a report into the controversy was published. Meanwhile, the Justice Minister says he wants to see ‘all of the skeletons out of all the cupboards’ within the gardai. 181 […]

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