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Second class students from Ardnagrath National School, Walderstown, Athlone, were runners-up in the RSA’s ‘Hi Glo Silver’ competition for their poster ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’.
Gardai yesterday confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found near Lough Inagh in 2006. The announcement follows an eight-year investigation by Galway gardaí in collaboration with national and international agencies and experts to identify the remains, which were found in a wooded area near the Connemara lake.
A town in Mayo has responded to the concerns raised by local older people about crime in their homes by developing a unique new initiative to help protect them against ‘rogue traders’.
Gardaí in Mayo are meeting with chambers of commerce from around the county next week to hopefully set up a new text alert system in a bid to tackle retail theft and scams.
Fine Gael councillor Michael Burke told a meeting of the Mayo Joint Policing Committee that since the installation of CCTV in Ballinrobe there has been dramatic drop in crime in the area. Speaking at the committee, Cllr Burke said: “We had CCTV installed in Ballinrobe and we have our neighbourhood watch scheme going. A few weeks ago the Gardai informed me that in the town, crime has fallen by about 90 per cent in the area that’s covered by the scheme. Now, that’s probably the highest drop in crime rate in any part of the country. I want to say thank you to the superintendent in our area who worked very hard with us to get this and I’ve to compliment the county manager who made such substantial funds available to it.”
Galway city mayor Padraig Conneely repeated his call for the gardai to do more to stop the “booming trade” of a city centre brothel, adding that he continues to be concerned about human trafficking.
Crime in the city last year was down 10 per cent with a total of 6,707 incidents detected, according to the latest Garda Report presented to members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee.
by Martina Nee
The investigation into the hit and run incident which led to the tragic death of Gerard Keane is very much active with gardai renewing their appeal for information, Chief Superintendent Tom Curley told members of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee this week.
Galway gardai attending scenes of accidents involving stray horses are currently being left to deal with the potentially dangerous animals without the services of specialised contractors, a meeting of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee was told this week.