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Bail refused for man in sexual offence case
A 70-year-old man was remanded in custody on Wednesday to appear today in Harristown Court after being charged under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act and appearing in Castlebar District Court on that charge. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on Tuesday by gardai and was charged in Claremorris Garda Station.
Some 408 burglaries recorded in Westmeath in the past 12 months
Statistics released by the Central Statistics Office have revealed that 408 burglaries were recorded in the Westmeath Garda division in the 12 months up to the end of September, 2015.
Quarter of a million crimes committed by people on bail says Grealish
Almost a quarter of a million crimes — from murder to public order breaches — have been committed by offenders out on bail for other charges over the past 10 years, leading a Galway TD to demand changes in the laws as to how such people are dealt with.
Verdict in Athlone murder trial expected today
The jury in the trial of Jimmy Devaney, who is accused of murdering Marie Greene in Athlone four years ago, will retire today to consider its verdict.
New Garda power to arrest disqualified drivers
Gardai are able to arrest motorists caught driving while disqualified, under new rules that came into force this week.
City council traffic wardens hand out an average of forty parking fines per day
The Galway City Council collected more than half a million euro in revenue from parking fines last year. Figures released by the local authority show that 14,683 parking tickets were issued by traffic wardens around the city in 2014. That equates to an average of just over 40 tickets per day.
‘One last chance’ for young man after fair day assault
A young Crossmolina man has been given one last chance to engage with the probation services or face a prison sentence for an unprovoked assault during the Lahardane Fair on August 16, 2013.
Hoax bomb call case heard in Castlebar District Court
A 49-year-old woman came before Castlebar District Court this week accused of making a hoax bomb warning about a device ‘primed and ready to go off’ at Downing Street around the time of Margaret Thatcher’s death in April 2013.
Man charged with knife attack
A Swinford man charged in connection with a knife attack on Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper is to appear back before the district court today (Friday).
Hard-hitting play tackles dark world of sex slavery
A controversial and hard-hitting play examining the dark world of human trafficking and sex slavery in Ireland is coming to the Linenhall Arts Centre on Monday October 6, at 8 pm.