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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 ...
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 ...
Please click for traffic and public transport arrangements to Croke Park ...

All Ireland Minor and Senior Football Championship Semi Finals 24/8/14 at Croke Park

On Sunday, the 24th August the following matches take place:

                              13:30hrs  Mayo V Kerry
                              15:30hrs  Mayo V Kerry

Gardai, in conjunction with the Transport Agencies are advising public transport use for patrons attending Croke Park Stadium.

Iarnroid Eireann users - Please note that Industrial action has been planned for the 24th August 2014


Please click for traffic and public transport arrangements to Croke Park ...

Update - Do you own this any of this jewellery recovered by the Gardaí?

The Gardai wish to thank the public for their assistance in trying to locate owners for the jewelley.

All the property has been identified except for the pieces in the picture on the left.

If you think you this jewellery please contact the Organised Crime Unit during office hours, Monday to Friday on 01 666 3434. 


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 ...
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)
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 ...

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

 


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.

 


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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:

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.

"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


Further details of events ...

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20/08/2014 Gardaí are investigating a fatal shooting incident which occurred shortly after 11pm on Tuesday, the 19th August 2014 in Saggart Co Dublin.
20/08/2014 Gardaí at Pearse Street Garda Station investigating a number of robberies from the person and assaults causing harm, all of which occurred in the Dublin 2 area over the summer of 2014.
20/08/2014 Gardai in Mountjoy investigating a fatal stabbing on the North Strand, Dublin 1 on 17th August 2014 have charged a 63 year old male in connection with the incident.