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Man gets suspended sentence for abusive behaviour towards Garda

A man received a suspended sentence for shouting abusive language at Gardaí and spitting during his arrest after being approached while part of a...

Mugging victim just wanted his €20 back

A man who was mugged while getting cash at an ATM in Eyre Square just wanted his €20 back Galway District Court heard this...

Minor sentenced for unprovoked assault in Eyre Square

A young man was sentenced to six months in prison for his part in a nasty assault on another man in Eyre Square last...

Woman headbutted another woman in nightclub assault

A woman will likely receive a suspended sentence if she pays further compensation for headbutting and biting another woman during an assault in a...

Serial shoplifter getting increasingly aggressive with staff

A serial alcohol shoplifter is becoming increasingly abusive towards staff at shops in the city where he steals alcohol, a judge noted at Galway...

Man sent for trial over alleged indecent assault

A 68 year old man accused of indecent assault dating back to the late 70s has been sent forward for trial at Galway Circuit...

Brutal assault on two men left them with life changing injuries

Two men were both left with life altering injuries after being the victims of an assault by the same person within minutes of one...

Jail sentence for stealing from charity shops, hospital nurses, and man in a wheelchair

A woman received an 18 month prison sentence for a long run of stealing and shoplifting that included stealing from charity shops, staff at...

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...

62-year-old delivery driver sentenced for sexual assault

A 62 year old delivery driver received a suspended sentence for sexual assault for groping a staff member at a business while making a...

Man faces trial for allegedly assaulting woman twice

A 28 year old man faces trial for allegedly assaulting a woman and making threats to kill or seriously harm her.Darren Duggan (28), with...

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...

Westmeath woman stole over €1,600 in clothes from Galway stores

A Westmeath woman travelled to Galway City just to steal over €1,600 worth of clothes from two stores back in January.Sandra Covaci (20), with...

Judge unhappy with “pointless” community service for recidivist burglar

A Galway judge unhappily confirmed an order for a man with a criminal history as long as his arm to perform community service for...

Suspended sentence for designer sunglasses thief

A woman convicted of stealing €1,252 worth of sunglasses received a four month suspended sentence at Galway District Court.Samantha Murphy (38), with an address...

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...

Man jailed for burglary and weapon concealed in underwear

A man received a 16 month prison sentence for burglary at a house in Knocknacarra while its occupants were in bed, and having a...

Man stole over €30,000 from employer who saw him as family

A Tuam man who stole over €30,000 from his long time employer, who said he trusted and loved him like a member of his...

Ballinasloe man faces prison for sexual assault of friend’s 16 year old daughter

A Ballinasloe man faces three years in jail for sexual assault on a then 16 year old girl, the daughter of his friend of...

Man faces trial for alleged indecent assault

A man is facing trial at Galway Circuit Court for alleged indecent assault committed more than 40 years ago.The man, who cannot be named...
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