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Almost half a million secured for alcohol addiction services in Galway

Almost half a million secured for alcohol addiction services in Galway

Almost half a million euro in funding has been secured to reintroduce a community based alcohol addiction service in Galway. There has been no such community based option for alco ...
Credit Union employee stole €87,000 for gambling addiction

Credit Union employee stole €87,000 for gambling addiction

An employee of the Credit Union received a suspended sentence at the Circuit Court for stealing €87,010 from customers to feed his gambling addiction. Aiden O'Malley (36), from Ki ...
Galway GAA player who stole over €250,000 for gambling addiction spared jail a second time

Galway GAA player who stole over €250,000 for gambling addiction spared jail a second time

Former Galway GAA star Mark Hehir had his suspended sentence upheld this week at the Court of Appeal despite an attempt by state prosecutors to jail him. Mark Hehir (27), from Kil ...
Woman sentenced for stealing phone after more than two years

Woman sentenced for stealing phone after more than two years

A woman was sentenced for stealing a phone more than two years ago this week after skipping a hearing date and taking multiple bench warrants. Tracy Mulqueen (35), with a listed a ...
Man gets jail sentence for pinching woman’s bottom

Man gets jail sentence for pinching woman’s bottom

A man was given the maximum sentence allowable of three months in prison after pinching a stranger on her bottom without permission on the street. Francis Ward (19), who has no fi ...
Drug courier jailed for four years

Drug courier jailed for four years

A man who was caught acting as a drug courier within two weeks of getting a suspended sentence for a similar offence has been jailed for four years. Marius Miskiewicz, with an add ...
Man jailed for vicious knife attack in front of victim’s children

Man jailed for vicious knife attack in front of victim’s children

A vicious home invasion and knife attack while the victim's horrified children looked on earned a man a ten and a half years in prison at Galway Circuit Court. Eddie O'Loughlin, w ...
Man jailed for threatening and abusive behaviour in Eyre Square

Man jailed for threatening and abusive behaviour in Eyre Square

A man was given a six month jail sentence for repeated threatening and abusive behaviour in Eyre Square, which included menacing people with an umbrella. Thomas Ward (25), with ad ...
Man jailed for drink driving was five times over the legal limit

Man jailed for drink driving was five times over the legal limit

A man sentenced to six months in prison for two incidents of drink driving was more than five times over the legal limit on one occasion. Michael Silke (59), of the Weir Road in T ...
Burglar faces jail for robbing home while occupants were sleeping

Burglar faces jail for robbing home while occupants were sleeping

A burglar who stole from students' bedrooms while they were sleeping is likely to face significant jail time when his sentence is finalised after Christmas. Trevor Harlowe (45), w ...
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