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Man accused of stealing over €7,000 from city hotel

Gardaí claim that one man managed to steal property worth thousands of euro from the g Hotel in Galway city while he was an...

Done Deal phone sale turns into violent robbery

One man's attempt to sell his phone on Done Deal turned into a violent robbery by a group of people. Joe Mwangi (22) of Cluain...

Brothers jailed for scheme to steal over €200,000 from elderly woman

Two brothers who led a scheme to steal over €200,000 from a vulnerable elderly woman have been jailed. Thomas and Michael Coen, of Corrib Park,...

Woman jailed for theft of diamond ring worth over €12,000

A woman has been jailed for six months months for the theft of a diamond ring worth €12,800. Bernadette McDonagh Lee (35), of St. Francis...

Limerick man caught stealing hundreds of euros worth of meat from Aldi

A Limerick caught stealing €348 worth of meat from Aldi pleaded guilty to theft at Galway District Court this week. Peter Malone (44), of Singland...

Two brothers fleeced over €200,000 from vulnerable pensioner

Two brothers stole over €200,000 from a vulnerable older pensioner by vastly overcharging her for maintenance and repair work done at her house. Thomas and...

Galway welfare officer pleads guilty to stealing over €12,000

A Community welfare officer in Galway has pleaded guilty to the theft more than €12,000 from the Department of Social Protection over the course...

Gardai investigating €30,000 theft in Woodlawn

Gardaí are investigating after €30,000 was stolen from a house in east Galway A house in the Woodlawn area was broken into at approximately 5pm...

Gang of women worked together to steal cosmetics from pharmacy

One member of a group of four women who worked together to steal perfume and other cosmetics from a pharmacy was sentenced at Galway...

Woman jailed for long list of alcohol driven crimes, many against UHG staff

A woman well known to Galway's courts was sentenced for attacking and abusing staff at University Hospital Galway on multiple occasions, along with many...

Court runs out patience with man who’s never in the country for community service

A thief who was out of the country every time he was supposed to meet with probation services has been jailed. At a previous court...

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...

Mervue woman stole nearly €2,000 from Social Welfare

A Mervue woman was brought before the Circuit Court this week for stealing nearly €2,000 from social welfare on six occasions. Mary Glynn (26), of...

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...

Woman stole 19 bottles of wine and 6 cans of beer

An Oranmore woman has been jailed for stealing 19 bottles of wine and six cans of Heineken from Galway supermarkets Kelly Wall (48), with an...

Thief who skipped last court date gets prison sentence

A thief who skipped town before his last hearing received a seven month prison sentence this week after being arrested on a bench warrant in...

Man stole six iphones from women’s handbags at city nightclubs

A man who stole six iPhones from women's handbags at multiple city nightclubs in April 2016 appeared in court with €600 compensation. Moses Akani (20),...

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...

Meath man on small-scale Galway bank card spree

Finn McCarthy of Shalvanstown, Slane in County Meath pleaded guilty to theft in Galway District Court on Monday after using a bank card he...

Galway man denies charges in multiple Christmas burglaries

Could the Grinch really steal Christmas? John Paul Barrett of Ballinfoyle Park off the Headford Road yesterday pled 'not guilty' to several charges of theft...
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