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Guilty verdict for carjacker who led gardaí on high speed chase

A four day trial ended in a guilty verdict at the Circuit Court for a man accused of hijacking a car and taking its...

Drunk Gort man found in hot press, convicted of trespassing

A man from Gort was convicted of trespassing - among other charges - at Galway District Court on Wednesday after a Claddagh resident found...

Garda checkpoint catches man ferrying MDMA in city centre

A man who was caught with MDMA at a Garda checkpoint last year said that he was ferrying it to a buyer out on...

Outrage as 23 year old Paedophile sentenced for only 3 years

A 23 year old man who appeared before Galway Circuit Court charged with having sex with an underage girl in 2015 has received a...

Man assaulted for leaving ex’s name on bills

A Ballybane man was assaulted by his ex-girlfriend's brother and current boyfriend for refusing to take her name off his bills, Galway District Court...

Serial burglar gets nearly two years in prison

A young Knocknacarra resident was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment in Galway District Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a handful of burglaries. 20-year-old...

Oysterman caught harvesting illegal shellfish

A longtime Galway oysterman pleaded guilty to harvesting undersized oysters in Galway District Court on Tuesday. Patrick Cormican was caught by Inland Fisheries Ireland loading...

Brothers plead guilty to stealing €116,250 from elderly woman

Two brothers who appeared before Galway Circuit Court pleaded guilty to stealing €116,250 from an elderly woman in Tirellan Heights over more than a...

Student pays nearly €3,000 in damages after assault

A Galway student has paid over €2800 as a result of a September 2016 incident that left another youth with massive dental bills, Galway...

Tuam man sentenced for “nasty, cowardly, and vicious” assault on Christmas Eve

A Tuam man suffered permanent injuries to his face after a "vicious" assault on Christmas Eve while he was out on the town. Alan Cahill...

Rosscahill resident hit two parked cars drunk driving in Salthill

Peter Higgins of Doon West, Rosscahill was disqualified from driving for three years in Galway District Court on Monday after being convicted of drunk...

Two Mile Ditch man tried to hide pills in his mouth

A Galway man got a year's imprisonment in District Court on Monday for a variety of crimes - including obstruction after trying to hide...
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