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Gardaí in Mayo seized over €73,000 of suspected cocaine and charged three people, following an incident which occurred in Balla, Co Mayo, on the evening of Friday, February 5 2021.
The heroic achievements of Patrick and Morgan Oliver were celebrated at a socially-distanced Mayoral reception in Leisureland last week.
The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District praised the work of Gardai in seizing €330,000 worth of drugs in the locality last week, at their monthly meeting which took place last Friday in the Ballina Arts Centre. Cathaoirleach of the district, Cllr Michael Loftus, led the tributes - pointing out that the Mayo Joint Policing Committee had been pressing the Gardai to tackle the scourge of drugs, which was responded to by the setting up of a divisional drugs task force by Chief Supt Tony Healy. However, Cllr Loftus added that one part of the seizure was sinister and frightening, in regard to the detection of ammunition during the search operation that led to the seizure.
Gardaí in Mayo with the assistance of the National Garda Dog Unit have seized approximately €14,500 worth of suspected cannabis (pending analysis) in Ballyhaunis.
A 28-year-old man appeared before Castlebar District Court yesterday morning in relation to an investigation following the seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs, following a search operation in Claremorris on Wednesday.
The community of Erris and Irish Coast Guard were jointly honoured at the People of the Year Awards, with special recognition for the crew of Rescue 116 which was lost off the Mayo coast in March of last year.
The Galway-based Marine Institute’s ROV Holland 1 remotely operated vehicle is continuing to assist in the search and recovery operation for Coast Guard rescue helicopter R116, off the coast of North Mayo.
An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, is continuing this morning.
An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, was continuing yesterday afternoon, as this paper went to print. Captain Dara Fitzpatrick (45), who was recovered in a critical condition on Tuesday morning after the crash, passed away in hospital later on Tuesday. Ms Fitzpatrick, a mother of a three-year-old son, was spotted in the sea by the Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter at daybreak on Tuesday and was picked up by the Achill based lifeboat and brought ashore.
We talked last week about the bravery of the Army men from Custume Barracks in Athlone at the Siege of Jadotville.