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Man who smashed Garda Station window ordered to stay out of Galway

A man who smashed a window at Oranmore Garda Station has been ordered to stay out of Galway as part of...

Man jailed for stealing debit card after repeatedly skipping court

A man has been jailed for stealing a woman's debit card after taking multiple bench warrants for not showing up in...

Van driver caught drink driving was over four times the legal limit

A man who was caught drink driving at more than four times the legal limit has been fined and disqualified from...

Church burglary “an affront to society” judge says

A man has been jailed for a total of 16 months for burglary at a church in Salthill, as well as at an apartment...

Man jailed for sexually abusing 11 year old boy in the 1980s

A paedophile has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing a boy who was 11 years old in Galway city back...

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...

Main given jail sentence for stealing handbags from city bars

A man who stole two women's handbags and their contents from different bars in Galway City has been given a four month prison sentence. Michael...

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...

Judge rejects appeal of woman who committed “Every road traffic offence known to man”

Galway Circuit Court rejected an appeal against a woman's 12 month prison sentence, with the Judge saying she committed "Every road traffic offence known...

Man jailed for possession of a knife

A man caught by gardaí in possession of a Stanley Knife was given a six month prison sentence at Galway District Court. John Paul Barrett...

Loughrea gardai up patrols after multiple burglaries

Gardai in Loughrea are increasing their number of patrols in the area after a number of burglaries in the area. In response to recent burglaries...

Man jailed for theft and burglary at city centre businesses

A man has been sentenced to serve five months in jail for theft and burglary at two city centre businesses late last year. Martin Ward...

Man jailed for three burglary charges from the same month

A man was jailed for 14 months at Galway District Court this week for multiple burglary charges he racked up in one month. John Paul...

Man imprisoned for having a knife in public said it was for his protection

A man who was convicted of possessing a knife in public on two separate occasions in recent months claimed that he needed it to...

Gardaí coax drunk man down off the roof

Gardaí had to coax an extremely drunk man down from the rooftops after he scaled a building in order to have a chat with...

Whiskey, vodka, and buckfast mixer leads to arrest for abusing gardaí

An unwise decision by one man to drink whiskey, vodka and buckfast all at the same time led to his being arrested and convicted...

Trespassing man found asleep on stranger’s couch

A man who allegedly wandered away from a party and ended up being found asleep on a stranger's couch has been convicted of trespassing. Alan...

Man caught holding bogus charity collection

A man received a suspended prison sentence at Galway District Court for holding a false charity collection out on the street. The District Court heard...

Burglar produced knife when interrupted by homeowner

A drunken burglary almost took a turn for the worse after being interrupted by the homeowner, when one of the burglars grabbed a kitchen...

Gardaí search Galway property in child porn raid

A property in Galway was one of 14 locations around Ireland raided by Gardaí this week in an ongoing operation combating child porn. Local Divisional...
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