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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
There is a “worrying” increase in the use of heroin, a trend which has resulted in the drugs unit upskilling gardai throughout the county, the Galway City Joint Policing Committee was told this week.
There are a number of undercover and surveillance operations being carried out by gardai in relation to two suspected brothels and organised prostitution taking place in the city.
The skeleton of a horse showing signs that the animal had been burnt while still alive was discovered near a playground during the summer, according to city councillor Terry O’Flaherty who along with fellow members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee is calling for education initiatives to be set up and for gardai to be given more powers to react to reports of cruelty.
Galway’s two Garda divisions will be united into a single Galway division from Thursday under administrative changes being introduced under the Policing Plan.