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More stolen cars and more online scams

A new ‘mycarcheck’ survey of British motorists shows half of all used buyers encounter phishing. With recent Home Office figures in Britain revealing a near 50 per cent increase in vehicle thefts over the last five years (up from 75,308 in 2013-14 to 111,999 in 2017-18), a new mycarcheck survey highlights the shocking extent of online phishing scams.

County councillor warns of scam after receiving call from bogus 'Revenue' officer

by Una Sinnott

NUI Galway Innocence Clinic to review Maamtrasna and set up database of wrongful convictions

In its very first workshop, the law, journalism and human rights students of the newly-launched NUIG Innocence Clinic this week observed the 5th Annual International Wrongful Conviction Day with a minute of silence to remember the hundreds of thousands of innocent people still awaiting justice worldwide.

Funding available for local text alert crime prevention scheme

Crime prevention in Westmeath has received Government financial support with relevant funding being allocated to the community text alert scheme.

Vicky Phelan to be guest speaker at first of Oxygeneration talks next week

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The recently opened OxyGeneration clinic in Galway is to hold a series of free public talks over the next month, featuring well known speakers such as Vicky Phelan and Prof Dympna Waldron, Prof of Palliative medicine GUH/NUI Galway.

Top tips for avoiding holiday scams

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May has arrived and Galway is still experiencing dreadful bouts of rain, wind, and cold.

Phelan responds to councillors' concerns over planning circular

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Minister of State, John Paul Phelan, told the elected members of Mayo County Council this week: "This is the law of the land and you have been breaching it for years," in response to a spate of complaints from elected members of the local authority to a circular issued by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, calling on members not to discuss planning applications at public meetings.

Burglary in Loughrea

A house in Creggpark, Abbey, Loughrea, was broken into last week.

‘Oh what a happy world it might be with you back and the war at an end’

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Week V

Juvenile arrested after knifepoint robbery

Gardaí in Athlone have arrested a juvenile male after a knifepoint robbery in Athlone on Thursday, December 7.

 

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