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Crime Louth

€2,000,000 in Cannabis Seized in Co. Louth

As part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating in the Louth area, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Drogheda Divisional Drugs Unit conducted a Joint Operation with personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service today, Friday the 29th of April 2022. […]

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Crime Louth

Renewed Witness Appeal – Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Rossmakay, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on Sunday, 27th March 2022 at Martin’s Cross on the R215 in Rossmakay, Dundalk, Co.Louth. The collision, which involved a car and a male pedestrian, occurred at approximately 9:50pm. The pedestrian, aged in his 50s, was later taken to Our Lady of […]

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Crime Monaghan

€580,000 Cannabis Seized and One Man Arrested , Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan

Gardaí have seized €580,000 in suspected cannabis herb and arrested a man following a search operation in the Castleblayney area of Co.Monaghan, Friday, 8th April 2022. This morning’s search, which is part of Operation Tara, involved Gardaí attached to the Carrickmacross District assisted by personnel from Castleblayney Garda station, the Cavan/Monaghan Divisional search team and […]

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Crime Louth

Witness Appeal Single Vehicle RTC, Hackballscross, Co. Louth

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the N53 in Rassan, Dundalk. The collision occurred at 8.30p.m. last night Sunday 20th February, 2022. The single vehicle collision occurred when a car collided with a tree. The male driver (late teens) was not injured and his male front seat […]

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Community Crime Louth

An Garda Síochána Announces New Operational Uniform

The delivery of a new Garda Uniform to frontline operational Gardaí commences this week. Over the next number of weeks this new operational uniform will be delivered to over 13,000 uniform members of An Garda Síochána of Garda, Sergeant and Inspector rank across every Garda Region, Division, District and in excess of 560 Garda stations […]

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Community Government Health Louth Seanad Éireann

All Garda Cars to be fitted with AEDs – Gallagher  

Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher has received commitment that all Garda cars are to be fitted with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). The Senator had previously called for AEDs to be installed in Garda vehicles and for all members to receive training in CPR and the use of defibrillators.    Senator Gallagher commented, “Members of the […]

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Community Crime Louth

An Garda Síochána Vishing, Smishing and Phishing Fraud Alert

Have you ever received an email, text or a phone call allegedly from a reputable company or state agency asking you to click on a link? Be aware: • Stop and think before you click• 111% increase in overall fraud offences for 2021• 370% increase in fraud related crimes of Vishing / Smishing / Phishing in 2021 compared […]

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Community Crime

O’Dowd Extends Condolences to Family of Ashling Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has extended his solidarity and condolences to the family of Ashling Murphy and highlighted the urgency of tackling violence against women and girls. Speaking after attending a vigil in Lurgan town centre in her memory Mr O’Dowd said : “My thoughts are with Ashling’s family, her friends, her pupils and […]

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Community Crime

Attestation of 148 new Gardaí

An Garda Síochána – Attestation of 148 new Gardaí • 122  Gardaí newly attested today• 26  further recruit Gardaí, will be attested in the coming weeks Strength of An Garda Síochána (as of 14th January 2022)• 14,411 Sworn Gardaí (72% male, 28% female)• 429 Garda Reserves (74% male, 26% female)• 3,388 Garda Staff (28% male, 72% female) • 235 recruit Gardaí […]

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Crime

Man Charged and Appears in Court With Aisling Murphy Murder

Gardaí investigating the fatal assault on Ashling Murphy on Wednesday 12th January 2022 have charged the man, aged in his 30s, who was arrested yesterday, Tuesday 18th January 2022. He is Jozef Puska, 31, with an address in Lynally Grove, Tullamore. He was due to appear before a special sitting of Tullamore District Court this […]