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Missing Person - Deirdre Jacob

Deirdre Jacob was 18 year old when she went missing shortly after 3pm on 28th July 1998.  She was last seen walking towards home on the Barrettstown Road, Roseberry, Newbridge, Co Kildare.

At the time she went missing she was carrying a black canvas bag with the words "CAT" printed in yellow on it. She had walked to Newbridge from her home in Roseberry and called to the Post office, AIB bank and her grandmother before setting off back towards home again.

Gardaí immediately commenced an investigation into her disappearance and extensive searches were carried out. The investigation into her disappearance remains ongoing.

The Serious Crime Review Team, National Bureau of Criminal Investigation has initiated a case review into disappearance of Deirdre Jacob.  Anyone who has information to offer should contact the Serious Crime Review Team (01-6663444), Newbridge Garda Station (045-440180)  the Garda Confidential line(1800 666 111).


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

 


Annual Report Published. (English & Irish Versions)

Annual Report for 2013 now Published.

During 2013 An Garda Síochána maintained its
focus on our core commitments – the prevention
and detection of crime, the maintenance of
national security, and our daily work to keep our
road network and communities safe. This was
achieved through the dedication, commitment and
good work of the men and women of An Garda
Síochána working with the communities they serve.



Annual Report Published. (English & Irish Versions)
Traffic advice and colour coded map ...

Galway Races 2014

The Galway Race Festival takes place at Ballybrit Racecourse from Monday, the 28th July to Sunday, the 3rd August 2014.

 

THERE IS NO RIGHT TURN AT BRIARHILL JUNCTION (DUNNES STORES) AT PEAK TIMES.

 

 


Traffic advice and colour coded map ...
Click for information on Cancellations of Fixed Charge Notice ...

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.

 


Click for information on Cancellations of Fixed Charge Notice ...

** Gardaí seeking the public’s assistance!

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in establishing the whereabouts of a man aged 52 years. He was last seen in the vicinity of Croke Park on the 20th January 2014. This is the day that the Thunder Rolled.

The man is known to have Friends in Low Places and is often seen Standing Outside the Fire and was due to attend the Dance. When last seen he was... heard saying He Ain’t Going Down til the Sun Comes Up and phoning friends say he was Calling Baton rouge.

He is described as having a southern American accent and is often seen wearing a stetson. He has been known to smash guitars and likes to keep fit by running across stages at concerts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact his friends at No Fences to save them Ropin’ in the Wind.

Extensive inquiries and investigations have been carried out which suggests this male might be in the vicinity of Croke Park for 1 ,2 or possibly 5 days over the week end. This however has now been eliminated as a possibility.

Anyone who is in a position to assist in the search is requested to assemble at:

The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience
Live in Dalymount Park Saturday 26th July!
In aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital!

A photograph of this male is not available at the Garda Press Office at this time but he’s known to show up in boots.


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...
Further details of the award and photographs ...

Dedicated to Excellence Award - Child protection Office Pearse Street

The Divisional Child Protection Office of An Garda Síochána at Pearse Street was presented a dedicated to excellence award by Mr. Martin Roper, Technical Director of EIQA.

This follows a rigorous evaluation by EIQA as part of the dedicated to excellence programme.
 
The Child Protection Office within the DMR South Central Division was established in August 2011.

Further details of the award and photographs ...

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 details of event ...

Community Events

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

Charity Motorcycle Event to Support "Teen-Line" 

The “Annual Across Ireland” Motorcycle Run takes place on the 23rd and 24th of August 2014. This is a voluntary fundraising event involving motorcyclists travelling from Dublin to Limerick and back to Dublin. Fundraising this year is for the benefit of "Teen-Line", a young persons charity organisation dealing with suicide and related issues.


Further details of event ...

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25/07/2014 Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the N80 Portlaoise to Carlow road, close to Arles, Co. Laois.
25/07/2014 Gardaí have located 14 year old Teigan Mellor who was missing from her home at Fontstown, Athy, Co. Kildare.
24/07/2014 Gardaí are seeking the assistance of the public in relation to a black 1 Series BMW with English number plates which was involved in a collision with a patrol car on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 at Pallas, Ballyfin, Portlaoise.