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Man accused of intent to sexually exploit a child sent to trial

A man who has been accused of attempting to meet a child in order to sexually exploit them in 2018 has...

Three men arrested in connection with shooting & stabbing assaults at Mervue church

Three men have been arrested this morning in connection with a number of assaults outside the Holy Family Church in Mervue...

Man left blood stains inside multiple cars he broke into

A man who broke into multiple cars on the same night was charged with criminal damage for leaving blood stains on...

Man charged with almost €40,000 worth of welfare fraud

A man has been accused of earning almost €40,000 from social welfare fraud over the course of two years.

“Conman” with 154 previous convictions gets jail for making off without payment

A man with 154 previous convictions was described as a "conman" trying to "hoodwink" the court over charges of making off...

Man gets suspended sentence for assault on wife

A 61 year old man has been given a suspended prison sentence for assault on his then wife at their home...

Man convicted of drink driving was over four times the limit

A man found to be more than four times the legal limit was convicted of drink driving after failing to appear...

Man who smashed Garda Station window ordered to stay out of Galway

A man who smashed a window at Oranmore Garda Station has been ordered to stay out of Galway as part of...

Man jailed for stealing debit card after repeatedly skipping court

A man has been jailed for stealing a woman's debit card after taking multiple bench warrants for not showing up in...

Van driver caught drink driving was over four times the legal limit

A man who was caught drink driving at more than four times the legal limit has been fined and disqualified from...

Church burglary “an affront to society” judge says

A man has been jailed for a total of 16 months for burglary at a church in Salthill, as well as at an apartment...

Man jailed for sexually abusing 11 year old boy in the 1980s

A paedophile has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing a boy who was 11 years old in Galway city back...

Woman sentenced for stealing phone after more than two years

A woman was sentenced for stealing a phone more than two years ago this week after skipping a hearing date and taking multiple bench...

Main given jail sentence for stealing handbags from city bars

A man who stole two women's handbags and their contents from different bars in Galway City has been given a four month prison sentence. Michael...

Man jailed for threatening and abusive behaviour in Eyre Square

A man was given a six month jail sentence for repeated threatening and abusive behaviour in Eyre Square, which included menacing people with an...

Judge rejects appeal of woman who committed “Every road traffic offence known to man”

Galway Circuit Court rejected an appeal against a woman's 12 month prison sentence, with the Judge saying she committed "Every road traffic offence known...

Man jailed for possession of a knife

A man caught by gardaí in possession of a Stanley Knife was given a six month prison sentence at Galway District Court. John Paul Barrett...

Loughrea gardai up patrols after multiple burglaries

Gardai in Loughrea are increasing their number of patrols in the area after a number of burglaries in the area. In response to recent burglaries...

Man jailed for theft and burglary at city centre businesses

A man has been sentenced to serve five months in jail for theft and burglary at two city centre businesses late last year. Martin Ward...

Man jailed for three burglary charges from the same month

A man was jailed for 14 months at Galway District Court this week for multiple burglary charges he racked up in one month. John Paul...
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