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“Pets are not property” – Galway TD joins call for tougher penalties for stealing pets

Another Galway TD has joined a call for tougher criminal penalties for people who steal pets, with Denis Naughten saying that it's wrong to...

Gardaí appeal for information after home invasion

Gardaí are making a public appeal following a home invasion and burglary at a house in Craughwell which happened last Friday.Shortly before midday on...

Committee of Inquiry to review citizenship application refusals

The Minister for Justice and Equality Miss Helen McEntee recently announced that a new Committee of Inquiry has been set up to review Irish...

Gardaí cracking down on sale and supply of fireworks

Gardaí have issued a warning about the dangers of illegal fireworks to both people and property after a seizure in Headford in the past...

Teenage boy stabbed at Ballybane church

A teenage boy was the victim of a stabbing incident on the grounds of a church in Ballybane on Monday evening.The boy (15) suffered...

Lockdown creates long delays in passport and immigration services

As part of the Level 5 restrictions for the coming weeks, long delays are expected in different immigration, asylum, and passport services until further...

Man arrested with €20,000 worth of cannabis in Eyre Square

One man has been arrested in connection  with the seizure of €20,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Eyre Square this week. The detection was made...

Canney co-signs bill with mandatory prison time for stealing pets

Galway TD Seán Canney has co-signed a bill which would introduce mandatory stiff penalties for people involved in stealing family pets.The Criminal Justice (Theft...

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after serious Oranmore assault

Gardaí in Oranmore are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault which took place in Oranmore over the weekend.A man was seriously assaulted last...

Galway people more law-abiding than residents in Dublin, Limerick or Cork

Residents in Galway are more law-abiding and less likely to be sent to prison than people in Dublin, Limerick or Cork.New figures from the...

Bomb squad removes viable device in Knocknacarra

A viable explosive device was discovered in the Knocknacarra area of the city last night, and was removed by the Defence Forces bomb squad.At...

More than 50 bikes reported stolen in Galway over a month and a half

In the past month and a half there have been dozens of bikes reported stolen in Galway, the vast majority of which have been...
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Gary Boylan signs for Galway United

Galway United have signed 24-year-old Gary Boylan after a year playing Gaelic football with Belmullet.The defender came through Sligo Rovers' academy system and spent...