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Mayor calls for crackdown on city brothel boom

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.

Gone in 15 minutes — Home heating oil thieves are becoming professional, warns top cop

Thefts of home heating oil have increased significantly in the last four to six weeks with the culprits becoming so professional that 1,000 litres of oil can be stolen in just 15 minutes.

Fatal Ardrahan hit and run case still active

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.

Gardai left without contractor to deal with dangerous stray horses

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.

Over €3 million of cannabis seized in county

There was more than €3 million worth of cannabis seized in rural districts between January 1 and October 31 this year by Galway gardai who will undergo even further extensive training and upskilling in order to crack down on drug related crime.

Bye-laws banning rickshaws do not give gardai power to seize vehicles

Galway gardai require more powers of seizure in order to tackle the potentially dangerous presence of rickshaws on the city’s footpaths and streets, the Joint Policing Committee was told this week.

Community gardai presence to increase in Salthill/Knocknacarra

There will be two full-time community gardai patrolling the Salthill and Knocknacarra area in the next couple of weeks with the aim of addressing the high levels of anti-social behaviour that have occurred in recent months.

Cosain surveys show ‘out of control’ speeding in west of city

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Local road safety group Cosain is calling for the introduction of fixed speed cameras on the west side of the city after surveys showed speeding to be “out of control”, with the highest speed recorded being a taxi travelling at a shocking 94km/h in the middle of the afternoon.

‘Grave concerns’ for dangerous boy racers

There are “grave concerns” about the number of boy racers driving dangerously on the motorway and secondary roads, chief superintendent Tom Curley told a meeting of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee, adding that the four fatal road deaths so far this year were four too many.

Targets of thugs are afraid of reprisals if they report attacks to gardai

Youths enjoying the sunny weather in Salthill are being targeted by a gang of thugs, with one boy requiring medical attention after he was beaten up and his front teeth broken, members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee (JPC) were told this week.

 

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