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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Two men face prison for smashing up vending machines

Two men who caused thousands of euro in damages when they smashed up a pair of vending machines to get at their contents, face...

Man steals from six different shops in one day spree

A spate of six thefts from businesses carried out in a single day earned a man a five month prison sentence at Galway District...

Man jailed for thefts using a stolen debit card

A Galway man received a total of ten months in prison at Galway District Court this week for thefts involving tapping a stolen debit...

No payday for bet thief given €300 fine

Claiming the winnings of another man's bet by pretending he'd lost his ticket didn't pay off for one man, who received a €300 fine...

Theft charges withdrawn after accused man extradited

A criminal case of alleged theft from a shopping centre in Galway was unable to go ahead, as the accused had been extradited to...

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...

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...

Gardaí urge boat owners take precautions after engines stolen

Gardaí in Galway are urging boat owners to take safety precautions after the alleged theft of two boat engines in Connemara in recent weeks.Clifden...

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...

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...

Phone thief jailed after refusing to complete community service

A man who received community service for multiple phone thefts has been sent to prison for failing to complete it after...

Man jailed for string of thefts and burglary at city businesses

A man who pleaded to a large number of thefts and burglary at businesses around the city received a total sentence...

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...
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