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Galway’s character is defined by the currents and tides of river and sea and by the constant hum and variety of human activity all along those waters. Among the many ships and vessels, large and small, leisure and commercial, that ply those eddies, surely one of the most important is the RNLI Galway Lifeboat which operates out of its station on New Docks.
Two new gardaí for Galway
A quick run through some of the stories from around the county this week in our News in Brief section.
Supt Tony Healy urged members of the public who may have even a small bit of information to come forward to Gardai who are investigating the suspected murder of Joe Deacy in Swinford last weekend. Supt Healy told the Mayo Advertiser yesterday afternoon: "Any little bit of information that people have can make a huge difference in an investigation." Speaking about the response from the public to date he said: "It's been really good, we are working through those and looking at CCTV footage and other things to progress the investigation."
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a free short on-line course, aimed at helping employers to manage safe driving for work, on its e-learning portal http://hsalearning.ie. The short 30 minute online course was developed in partnership with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána. It will assist employers to understand their legal obligations, in relation to managing driving for work activities, and manage the main risks associated with driving for work.
A man with 14 previous convictions and a suspended sentence from the Circuit Court was sent back to the Circuit Court after he pleaded guilty to two public order offences in Ballina District Court this week.
Two young men lost their lives in separate road crashes around the county in recent days.
A robbery at Gort Mart on Sunday night has once again highlighted the scourge of rural crime in Galway. The incident was mentioned at this week’s meeting of Galway County Council. Ardrahan based representative Michael Fahy called for a superintendent to be reinstated in the Gort district to help address the crime problem in the locality.
In an innovative move designed to reduce the death toll on Irish roads, all Garda cars in Mayo are to carry a stock of high-visibility vests to be given out to poorly-lit pedestrians and cyclists. "Be seen and be safe" – that is the message to all road users in Mayo as the evenings get darker. Mayo County Council is reminding pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists alike to make themselves more visible during the dark winter nights. High-visibility vests are to be handed out by gardaí to poorly-lit pedestrians and cyclists in Mayo as part of an initiative to reduce the county’s casualties.