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14 January 2019 17:09 Cork man jailed for theft after stealing man's wallet during Mass

A man has been jailed for eight months for stealing the wallet of a man as he attended mass at St Augustine’s Church in Cork city. Trevor O’Donoghue, 48, with an address at a flat at 15 Willow Court, Cross Douglas Road, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft whereby the card was used in two different shops within a short time of being stolen. Just over €100 was spent 112

14 January 2019 16:32 Gardaí disrupt gang linked to spike in bike thefts in north Cork

Gardaí have disrupted a gang they believe were behind a spike in bike thefts in north Cork. They have recovered several bikes which were believed to have been stolen for quick sale - one is valued at around €3,500 - and they also recovered suspected cannabis and cocaine with a street value of around €3,000 during the same search operation. One man has been charged 131

12 January 2019 17:48 Gardaí assist National Crime Agency in UK operation

Members of the gardai are involved in an operation tackling organised crime gangs in the UK today. The force says the NCA's one of its most important allies, with whom it shares a common desire to put organised crime groups who operate within the common travel area out of business. Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll of the Special Crime Operations 133

12 January 2019 10:42 Gardaí appeal for witnesses in connection with alleged assault in Temple Bar

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault in Dublin's Temple Bar on Monday. A man in his 30s was treated for injuries to his face and head after an incident on Fleet Street in Dublin 2 at about 2am. A man in his 30s was arrested close to the scene and has appeared in court charged in relation to the incident. Gardaí are appealing 115

11 January 2019 22:10 Cars seized from learner drivers under Clancy Amendment

One of the first vehicle seizures under the Clancy Amendment, targeting unaccompanied learner drivers, has taken place in Cork. The car was seized on the M8 southbound, near Fermoy, by the local Roads Policing Unit. The driver was caught speeding, and it was discovered he was an unaccompanied learner driver. Since December 21, it is an offence for the owner 87

11 January 2019 12:01 Gardaí searching for man who entered river in Galway city

A search is underway in Galway for a man who was seen entering the River Corrib in the city centre. A taxi driver reported seeing the man entering the water at O'Brien's bridge at around 11.30pm last night. Gardaí are liaising with Oranmore Maree Coastal search team and an investigation is underway. According to Galway Bay FM, gardaí and the coastguard 113

11 January 2019 06:46 Woman killed and girl, 6, injured in Donegal collision

A young woman killed in a freak accident in Co Donegal last night was a teacher and former Mary from Dungloe contestant. Dawn Croke, was tragically killed in an incident close to St Crona's National School in Dungloe at approximately 6.30pm. Ms Croke, who was in her 30s, was a teacher at the local Rosses Community School. Her father Tony, is still a teacher 88

09 January 2019 18:35 Man who headbutted Cork bar manager brought €2,000 to court to compensate victim

A bar manager at Cork bar, Rearden’s, had his nose broken by a man who head-butted him in the course of his efforts to get back into the premises. Thomas Stewart of 49 Glenview Park, Dillon’s Cross, Cork, brought €2,000 to Cork District Court to compensate the victim. The 43-year-old defendant pleaded guilty to a charge of assault causing harm to Graham 116

09 January 2019 13:27 Gardaí establish new units to tackle sexual abuse and domestic violence

Six new divisional units specialising in the investigation of sexual and domestic crimes have been set up, Garda HQ has announced. The Protective Services Units have been established in Dublin Metropolitan Region South Central, Kerry, Kilkenny, Galway, Waterford and Limerick. In a statement, Garda HQ said the units had gone “live” but added that training 141

09 January 2019 11:58 Josephine Feehily: Policing Authority concerned about issue of domestic violence

The chair of the Policing Authority, Josephine Feehily, has said that the authority is very concerned about the issue of domestic violence and the fact that there had been two domestic homicides in the first week of this year justified that concern. She said that the authority wants to do more this year in relation to domestic violence. Ms Feehily said: “The origins 115