Mayo criminal cases won’t move to Galway

Worries over Covid-19 travel restrictions have resulted in the final two weeks of the Circuit Court sitting in Mayo remaining in Castlebar. With the Central Criminal Court hearing trials at Castlebar Courthouse from September to Christmas, it was planned to...

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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...

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Security concerns in Mayo town as shocking state of CCTV is revealed

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More than half of all the CCTV cameras in the county town are not functioning. Fine Gael councillor Ger Deere...

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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...

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Mayo garda struck by car