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Mobile Phone Operation Nationwide on the 24 + 25/4/14 - Update 1 at 14.20 on the 24/4/14

Up to lunchtime today (24th April) nationally there have been almost 300 detections for holding mobile phone while driving.

Assistant Commissioner John Twomey, Garda National Traffic Bureau said:

"There are approximately 100 fixed charge notices issued each day for mobile phone offences. Up until lunchtime today, the first of this two day targeted operation; we have detected almost 300 drivers holding a mobile phone whilst driving. This is not safe driving. We made details of this operation public and it has been widely reported in the media. I would like to thank those responsible drivers who have heeded our message to put the mobile away. For those that think they know better, I'd like to remind them that this targeted operation will continue for the rest of today and Friday…so to avoid penalty points, a fine or worse - please put the phone away whilst driving".


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Advice for patrons

National Football Finals Division 1 + 2 on Sunday, the 27/4/14

On Sunday, the 27th April 2014 the following events takes place at Croke Park

14:00hrs  Donegal V Monaghan
 16:00hrs  Dublin V Derry    

Drivers should be aware that illegally or improperly parked vehicles have the potential to cause traffic disruption, obstruction and difficulty to emergency vehicles that may need to access the narrow residential streets that surround Croke Park Stadium.  


Advice for patrons

Unsecured loads pose a safety risk to all road users

Please see leaflet below which provides basic information on securing loads on or in vehicles driven on the road.
In this context, the term ‘load’ means any objects, tools, equipment, goods or cargo. The information is aimed at anyone who transports loads in any type of vehicle for work purposes.

The leaflet is available here

Burglary at a residence in Donaghmede, Dublin 13 on the 13/3/14

Gardai at Donnybrook are investigating a burglary at a private residence in Donaghmede, Dublin 13 on Thursday, the 13th March 2014.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Coolock Garda Station on 01 666 64200, any Garda Station, or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111.

Further details and photos are available here 

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Casualty Reduction Campaign April/May 2014

Nearly 2 out of every 5 road fatalities in Dublin is a pedestrian (45 out of 121) · Pedestrians are the single biggest road user group to die on Dublin roads.

An Garda Síochána and partner stakeholders are aiming to target pedestrian road safety awareness.

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Commissioner O'Sullivan's Speech Reserve Graduation, Garda College, Templemore on the 4/4/14

"Recent issues surrounding An Garda Síochána have meant that the organisation has not had too much to celebrate recently and we are undoubtedly facing many further difficult days.  But today is a day worth remembering because it affirms that people across this country from all walks of life and backgrounds and nationalities are prepared to give of their time to help their communities by serving with An Garda Síochána with pride and commitment".
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Being ‘Streetwise’ in 2014

Remember to keep safe.  It is also important to be aware that knives are dangerous, people get hurt and lives and communities can be ruined.

Our Crime Prevention Leaflet on being ‘Streetwise’ is available here http://tinyurl.com/kqtqxhz 


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Advice on Safely using ATMs.

An Garda Siochana are offering advice to the general public in relation to safely using ATMs.

The key message is: Be aware of card skimming and protect your PIN.

 


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Booklet

Fraud advice to persons buying cars

Please click the link for a booklet providing advice on buying a used car - it is recommended to right click and save as:


Booklet
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24/04/2014 Gardaí are investigating a fatal traffic collision, which occurred at about 8.30pm on 23rd April 2014 on the Gort Road in Loughrea, Co Galway.
24/04/2014 Gardaí are continuing to investigate yesterday evenings fatal hit and run collision at Loughrea.
24/04/2014 A targeted Mobile Phone Enforcement Operation is taking place on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th April 2014.