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Two convicted in their absence for yelling abuse at Gardaí

Yelling abuse at Gardaí landed a couple in hot water, with the two getting convicted of public order offences which happened in Eyre Square...

Man charged with sexual assault outside city bar

A man charged with sexual assault on a woman outside a bar will have his case heard before Galway District Court next month.The 31...

Man who refused to pay fines “at any cost” jailed for 15 days

A man was jailed for 15 days after confidently stating that there was "no way" he was going to pay two fines issued by...

Trail of damage lead to truck that hit family home

A trail of destruction led right to a truck that backed into the front door of a family home, and caused much other damage...

Smash and grab burglary at Chinese restaurant nets man eight month sentence

A smash and grab burglary at a Chinese restaurant just as COVID-19 restrictions were starting to lift earned a man an eight month prison...

Man claims he stole face masks to hand out for free

A man who said he stole overpriced face masks to give out to people on the street was given the probation act in light...

Burglar left elderly man with nothing but his glasses

An elderly man was left with nothing but his glasses, not even clothes to wear, after a burglar cleared out the apartment in Galway...

Arrests made after thefts by organised crime gang in five counties

Gardaí have arrested two men in connection with thefts from businesses in multiple counties, including Galway, by an organised crime gang this summer.Gardaí have...

Gardai investigating assault on elderly man in Eyre Square

Gardai are investigating after an edlerly man was the victim of an alleged assault in Eyre Square over the weekend.The man, believed to be...

Gardaí investigating Eyre Square stabbing

Gardaí are investigating a stabbing incident that is reported to have occurred in Eyre Square, Galway City last night.The alleged stabbing took place at...

Bail denied for man accused of endangering lives of gardaí

A man accused of endangering the lives of two garda officers by driving at them with a car has been denied bail at Galway...

Man used messaging app to send sexually explicit messages to child

A man will be sentenced later this year for the exploitation of a child by sending sexually explicit messages over the internet.The 43 year...

Galway Gardai concerned about spate of thefts from cars

Gardaí in Galway have expressed concern about the number of thefts from vehicles reported to the police in July.A post on the Garda Síochána...

Man gets three year sentence for scam quad bike sale

A man was sentenced to three years in jail this week for scamming someone out of €1,350 to buy a quad bike after several...

Man sentenced for setting fire to partner’s bed while she slept

A man has received a four year suspended sentence for arson and assault at Galway Circuit Court this week after tossing firelighters onto his...

Anger at “mindless” criminal damage to Moylough Sportsfield facilities

There has been an outpouring of anger at severe criminal damage done to local GAA facilities in Moylough which saw a lot of damage...

Major spike in burglaries and thefts from cars in Galway City

There was a massive jump in burglaries and thefts from cars in Galway City the first five months of this year compared with the...

Gardaí appeal for information on stolen litter of puppies

Gardaí in Craughwell are appealing for information following the theft of four fox hound puppies in Craughwell on Sunday night or Monday morning.The theft...

City Cllr calls for dedicated Garda unit to tackle anti-social behaviour

A Galway City Councillor is calling for the creation of a dedicated Garda unit to tackle anti-social behaviour in the city.Councillor Alan Cheevers is...

Man charged in connection with Ballybane stabbing

A man in his 40s has been charged and is due to appear in court today in connection with a stabbing incident in Ballybane.Gardaí...
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