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Further traffic information ...

Croke Park Classic 2014 on Saturday, the 30th August 2014

On Saturday, the 30th August 2014 - 13.30 - Penn State play University College Florida in Croke Park.

Coach parking will NOT be permitted at Mountjoy Square for this event. In addition coaches will not be permitted to drop off / pick up passengers on any of the arterial routes around Croke Park Stadium.

This will be strictly enforced by the Garda Traffic Corps.

As coach parking is very limited on the streets around Croke Park, private coach drivers are requested to travel directly to the south side of the stadium are to park on Alfie Byrne Road, East Wall.


Further traffic information ...
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All Ireland Football Championship matches on the 31/8/14 at Croke Park

                      Stiles Opening:  12.30hrs
              Start Time:  13:30hrs  Dublin V Donegal
              Start Time:  15:30hrs  Dublin V Donegal

 

On street parking is very limited due to Croke Park being situated in a residential area. There will be strict enforcement of all illegal parking in the area by Gardai and Dublin City Parking Services.

Patrons should be aware that illegally parked vehicles will be impounded or clamped and will be liable to a substantial fine.

 

 


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Electric Picnic 2014 Music Festival - from the 29 - 31/8/14

The Electric Picnic 2014 Music Festival will take place at Cosby Hall, Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois from Friday 29th August 2014 to 31st August 2014.

All approved routes leading to designated parking areas for the event are clearly sign posted and patrons are urged to follow these routes to avoid unnecessary delay and traffic disruption.  Key junctions and points will be manned by Gardaí.  Designated privately operated car parking is provided adjacent to the event site on all approved routes. This parking is free to all ticket holders. No roadside parking will be permitted.

A new drop off system will be in place off the N80 to assist people in dropping off and collecting patrons from the event. This drop off facility is for the public and taxi companies.


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Further travel infomation and leaflets ...

Royal DeLuxe are coming to Limerick!

An Garda Siochana are working in conjunction with the Royal de Luxe Project Team at Limerick City of Culture to ensure that the audience attending the event for the three days are able to travel to the event and enjoy the spectacle safely.

Over the three days of the event very significant areas of the city centre will be subject to temporary Road Closures, Traffic and Parking Restrictions.


Further travel infomation and leaflets ...
Full Press Release in English and Polish ...

Witness Appeal - Murder of Patryk Krupa in Athlone, Westmeath on the 20/6/14 - Also available in Polish

Gardaí at Athlone are seeking the assistance of the public in relation to the murder of Patryk Krupa which occurred in Athlone on Friday, the 20th June 2014 

Gardaí also wish to express their gratitude to the public for their assistance in this investigation to date.

The investigation to date indicates that the deceased left Athlone Town in a black BMW 3 Series car, partial registration number ‘06 D’, on the evening of Friday  the 20th June 2014  at approximately 6.30pm .  It is believed that there were four other occupants in this car at this time.


Full Press Release in English and Polish ...
Full Press Release and information appeal ...

Appeal for Information - Discovery of body parts at a recycling plant off Killeen Road, Ballyfermot on the 31/7/14

The Garda appeal is:

• To persons who are concerned about a male relative or male friend whom they have not heard from or whom they have been unable to contact since the end of June 2014 to contact Ballyfermot Garda Station or their local Garda station;

• To anyone that has any information that may assist in identifying the victim, in particular, to Neurological Consultants, Doctors, and Carers who may have treated and cared for this man

• To anyone that has any information that may assist the investigation team to contact Ballyfermot Garda station at 01 666 7200 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111.


Full Press Release and information appeal ...
Images and details of each artwork are on Press Release...

Appeal with regard to a number of recovered artworks that are believed to have been stolen.

Gardaí are hoping to reunite them with their owners. Images and details of each item are on the attached Press Release.  

The overall value of the paintings is in excess of €100,000, with the six identified ones valued at approx €35,000.  

The paintings include works by Robert Ballagh, William Ashford, Brian Ballord, and Graham Knuttell.

Anyone who has information in regards to the providence of property/artworks to contact Pearse Street Gardaí at 666 9000, to arrange a viewing.


Images and details of each artwork are on Press Release...

Gardaí in Anglesea Street are seeking owners for property in their possession

Gardaí in Anglesea Street are seeking owners for the following property in their possession. The property is varied and includes bikes, cameras, purses, phones etc.

If you are the owner of any of this property, please  contact Anglesea Street Station on 021 4548572 to arrange to view the items between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Click here to see pictures of recovered items in Anglesea Street

Please click here to see BIKES in Garda possession

Please click here to see ALL OTHER property recovered


Further information ...

Increase in penalty points for speeding, mobile phone activity and disregard for seat belts

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD,  announced on Wednesday, the 30th July that a number of increases in penalty point offences take effect from 1st August 2014.  These changes are being made under the Road Traffic Act 2014.

Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend Minister Donohoe said: ‘I am calling on all road users to exercise greater care and caution on the roads. These new measures will put road safety at the top of people’s minds and, I hope, bring about a greater culture of compliance with our life saving rules of the roads. It must be remembered that the penalty points system is a preventative road safety measure. If you don’t want to get points on your licence or a fine, then don’t speed, don’t use your mobile phone while driving and always wear your seatbelt, ensuring others in the car, particularly children are wearing theirs too.’

Further information ...
Further information and application form ....

The first Limerick Garda Divisional Youth Awards 2014

The first Limerick Garda Divisional Youth Awards will take place this year on 27th November 2014 at the Woodlands House Hotel when nine young people will be honoured for their volunteering work within the community in Limerick city and county.

The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering endeavours of young people from Limerick between the ages of 14 years and 19 years. 
 

 


Further information and application form ....

Administrative Filter in respect of Garda Vetting Unit Disclosures

On March 31st 2014, the Minister for Justice and Equality implemented an administrative filter to be applied to all Garda Vetting applications.  The administrative filter is a new procedure being applied by the Garda Central Vetting Unit to allow certain minor convictions over 7 years old to be removed from disclosures. 

The administrative filter is available for your information here 
The process for obtaining Garda Vetting is as set out in thislink

 


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Guide to Cancellations of Fixed Charge Notice

Anyone receiving a Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) from An Garda Síochána can apply to have it cancelled. This guide explains the grounds on which such an application can be made and how to make the application.

 


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Further details of events ...

Community Events

To see countrywide events that are happening in your area or that you may wish to follow:

Galways District first ever Garda Open Day and Charity Fun 5km Run/Walk

On Saturday, the 6th September 2014 from 12md to 5pm. The Run is taking place at 1pm and registration takes place from 11am at Oranmore Garda Station. The Open Day is free to all attending which will include a marquee, bbq and bouncy castles. The fun Run/Walk is 15 euro entry and first 250 entrants get a goodie bag including a technical running tshirt.

All proceeds for the entire day go to Three Chosen charities: Hand In Hand, Oranmore Galway, Pieta House & Cystic Fibrosis Galway Hospital Project.

 

"Battle of Bayview" featuring a local Donegal Selection Versus the Garda Boxing Team.

It will be held at the Bayview Hotel in Killybegs on Saturday 6th September 2014

 


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27/08/2014 Gardaí have seized cannabis plants and arrested a male as part of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in the Roscommon/Longford areas.
27/08/2014 A 25-year-old male is expected to appear before a sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court at 2:00p.m. this afternoon (27/8/2014).
26/08/2014 Gardaí at Mountjoy are investigating an alleged serious sexual assault on a female which occurred in a laneway beside a convenience shop across from St Peters Church at Cabra Park, Phibsboro between 7.15pm and 8.45pm approximately on Sunday evening 24th August 2014.