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The Parish Mission begins this Monday October 7 and continues until Thursday October 10. As well as the Mission Mass which takes place at 7:30pm each evening there are a number of other events taking place during the four days. The mission is the last event taking place in the parish to mark the Year Of Faith which concludes in November.
The superintendent of Westport, Aiden Foley has reassured the public that there are adequate Garda resources in Westport and he will continue to bring anyone who commits crime in Westport before the court.
Superintendent of Westport Aiden Foley stated at the town’s JPC meeting on Monday that there has not been an increase of break-ins in Westport town during 2012; in fact the number of break-ins in the town is down on the number of burglaries in 2011. The superintendent did, however, clarify that there has been a marginal increase in burglaries in the Westport district.
Six arrests have been made in relation to burglaries which took place in the Westport area over the summer. Superintendent of Westport, Aiden Foley, said that three people are before the courts as a result of these arrests. Supt Foley informed members of these arrests at the town’s JPC which took place on Monday.
As part of 33 senior appointments announced by An Garda Síochána this week, to fill positions left by retirements, three new superintendents have been appointed in the Mayo region.
Superintendent Michael Murray of Westport Garda Station is to retire from An Garda Síochána on December 1, having served for over 31 years in the force.
An estimated €4,000 worth of cannabis was seized by the Divisional Drugs Unit in the Westport district in the evening of Monday May 18.
Fifty mobile phones were stolen in a raid on a the Vodafone shop in Claremorris. Two masked men entered the store at 3.30am on Thursday October 22.