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St Patrick's Day 1921 — murder and mayhem in Clifden

Just before 6am on St Patrick's Day 1921, Monsignor McAlpine, the Catholic parish priest of Clifden, Co Galway, was woken by loud banging on his door. “For God's sake, Canon, come down - the town is ablaze.”

Six-month sentence for TriAthlone thefts completely overturned

A man convicted of theft from the cars of five TriAthlone competitors nearly four years ago who was subsequently jailed for six months, walked free from the Circuit Court this week (March 5) after a judge decreed he should be treated like his co-accused.

Previous sting gets man off after high-speed chase on bad road

A man who drove on the wrong side of the Athlone-Ballinahown road at speeds of up to 160kph whilst being pursued by gardaí avoided a jail sentence and disqualification after he proved he had been assaulted previously by a man impersonating a garda.

Josef Locke – ‘Three times the size of life’

THE COLOURFUL life and remarkable career of singer Josef Locke is celebrated in a new show, Blaze Away!, which comes to the Town Hall this Saturday at 8pm.

Disqualified driver collected his wife and daughter from night out

A man who was two months away from his driving disqualification coming to an end was detected driving after he collected his wife and daughter from a country and western night.

Mullingar citizens offer solidarity with the guardians of their peace

A book of condolence has been opened in the public office of Mullingar Garda Station at the top of Bishopsgate Street to allow the public offer their support to local officers in the wake of the murder of their colleague in Louth.

Athlone citizenry offer solidarity with the guardians of their peace

A book of condolence has been opened in the public office of Athlone Garda Station on Pearse Street to allow the public offer their support to local officers in the wake of the murder of their colleague in Louth.

Most crime figures down but knives still worry Gardaí

There was some good news for the south of Westmeath this week with the news that the number of public order offences, assaults, and feud-related violence in the district were all down in 2012.

New policing arrangements as six Garda stations are to close

Due to the closing of six Garda stations in Mayo at the end of the month there will be new policing changes imposed from January 30. The six stations to close in Mayo as approved by the Minister for Justice and Equality are: Blacksod, Ballycastle, Ballyglass, Ballyvary, Hollymount and Lahardane.

Garda crime prevention advice for Christmas

With the busiest shopping period of the year upon us, especially online, the public and retailers alike should take steps to protect themselves from fraud.

 

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