Is court attendance not ‘essential business’ during lockdown, asks Judge

Travel restrictions could create difficulty for the court system if defendants from outside a county cannot attend court. The issue arose at last week’s sittings of Castlebar District Court when a number of defendants failed to appear before Judge Fiona...

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Specialist interviewers drafted in for alleged rape case

Specialist interviews will be carried as gardaí continue to investigate the alleged rape of a teenage girl in Charlestown. It’s understood gardaí will be speaking to a number of witnesses in the case, including the alleged suspect, and due to...

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Escalation of sexual offences and drug crime in Mayo

The presence of Covid-19 has seen drink driving, public order, and theft offences plummet, but sexual offences and drug crime...

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CSO reveals the extent of criminal Covid activity in Mayo

There were twelve criminal incidents recorded in Mayo during April and June relating to the enforcement of movement restrictions associated...

Saturday, 10/10/20 - 12:04pm Read More

Woman who killed her partner in Galway sent back to prison

By Alison O’Riordan A woman who killed her former partner nine years ago has been sent back to prison for...

Friday, 09/10/20 - 7:30pm Read More

Funeral details confirmed for Knock man who died in tragic accident

Funeral details have been confirmed for the late Jason Killeen of Cullatinny, Knock who died tragically in a car accident...

Saturday, 26/09/20 - 11:52am Read More

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