• Gardai in Sligo are investigating a break-in that occurred in Expert Electrical store in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday) morning.

    Thieves entered the store by breaking through the front door of the premises located at Cleveragh Retail Park in Sligo.

    They got away with a substantial quantity of goods including iphones and laptops.

    The incident occurred at 3.50am on Sunday morning.

  • Gardai are investigating a break-in to a restaurant in Newport over the weekend.

    In the early hours of yesterday, Sunday morning, the front door of Kelly’s Kitchen on the town’s Main Street was kicked in and the contents of the till float was taken.

     The thieves took off in a vehicle, travelling in the Westport direction.

    CCTV footage in the area indicates two men walking up and down the street of the town in the early hours of yesterday, Sunday morning, before the break-in occurred.

    Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact Westport garda station at 098 25555.

  • Claremorris Gardai are investigating following a spate of burglaries which have occurred in their district since last Thursday evening.


    Four break-ins took place at residential premises on Saturday between 4pm & 10pm.


    Two of the break-ins were in Ballindine and two took place in the Claremorris area.


    Burglaries have also occurred in the Mayfield and Meelickmore areas in the last number of days and another break-in to a residence in Knock yesterday again during day-time hours.


    Gardai are appealing for the public’s assistance if anyone seen any suspicious vehicles or persons in the Claremorris district over the last number of days to contact them in Claremorris Gardai on 094 93 72080.


    Homeowners are again reminded to be extra vigilant at this time of year and to report and suspicious activity to the Gardai.

  • Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a house in Doctor’s Road, Ballyhaunis yesterday.

    Cash and Jewelry were stolen in the raid.

    The incident occurred some-time between 10am and 1pm yesterday.

    Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed suspicious behavior in the area yesterday to contact them at Claremorris Garda Station on 094 9372080 or the Garda Confidential line 1800 666111

  • Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a break-in to the Applegreen Filling Station in Foxford overnight.

    At around 12.30am two intruders gained entry to the filling station and activated the alarm system in doing so, Ballina Gardai were on patrol in the area at the time and responded to the call within minutes. The intruders fled the scene after trying to gain access to the ATM on site.

    Nothing was taken in the incident and Gardai say the two men gained entry to the filling station via a side window which was blocked up.

    The intruders were wearing dark clothes, with their faces covered and are described as tall and thin.

    There was no sign of any vehicle in the vicinity of the filling station.

    Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area last night or seen any vehicle in the area around that time to contact them in Foxford on 094-92-56102, Ballina on 096-20650 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

  • Gardai in Castlebar are investigating a break-in at a private house on Friday night.

    The break-in occurred at a house at Watersville, off the Pontoon Road, sometime between 6pm and midnight on Friday night, while the occupants were attending the Ray Moylette boxing event at the TF Royal Hotel.

    A sum of money and quantity of jewellery were taken, after entry to the house was gained by forcing a rear window.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlebar Gardai at 094 - 90 22222.



  • Gardai are investigating a break-in and the ransacking of a family home in Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis yesterday afternoon.

    It’s understood the thieves entered the house that was vacant at the time, sometime between 2 and 4pm yesterday afternoon(Sunday).

    It’s understood a significant amount of cash was taken in the break-in and in addition the home was ransacked with drawers all pulled out and mattresses over thrown.

    Anyone with any information or who may have noticed anything suspicious are asked to contact Ballyhaunis garda station.

  • Gardai are investigating a break-in at Horkan’s Garden Centre in Turlough, Castlebar overnight.

    Thieves gained entry to the store by using angle-grinding equipment to smash through a side door.

    They also disabled alarm systems and stole the hard drive for the CCTV footage.

    A quantity of cash was taken during the break-in, which occurred sometime between 6pm yesterday evening and 7am this morning.

    Anyone who may have spotted anything in the vicinity of Horkan’s Garden Centre in Turlough, Castlebar, is asked to contact the Gardai in Castlebar, who are continuing to investigate the incident, on 094-90-32800.

  • Gardai are appealing for information following a break-in to a hardware shop in Castlerea overnight. 

    Michael Cooney and Sons Homevalue, Main Street in Castlerea was broken into last night or early this morning and a number of items were stolen. Gardai are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious between 8pm on Saturday evening and 5am this morning to contact them on 094-9621630. 

  • Motorists are again being advised by gardai not to leave valuables in their vehicles. In follows a spate of break-ins to parked vehicles across the county last weekend.

    Gardai are investigating thefts in Manulla, Westport and Charlestown.

    A parked van was broken into on Saturday evening at Lurga, Charlestown. The incident occurred between 3pm on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday. Power tools were taken from a red Nissan Primera van.

    A green Ford Transit van parked at Westport Leisure Centre had a window smashed between 9.30am on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday afternoon. Items taken from the van included an iPad Mini and Bluetooth headphones all stored in a nike back pack.

    On Sunday evening between 9pm and 11pm a white Volkswagen Golf parked outside Manulla Community Centre was broken into and a handbag was taken.

    Gardai believe that all three thefts may be connected to a single, highly mobile gang.

  • Roscommon Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a break-in at the home of an elderly couple in Ballaghadereen.

    An elderly resident in the Kilcolman Estate noticed noises while watching TV last Saturday at 8:40pm.

    The intruder has been described as a male in his late teens to early twenties, about 6ft tall, thin built and with a local accent.

    He was wearing dark clothing and footwear, including a black woolly hat.

    The bottom half of his face was covered up with a scarf.

    One of the elderly residents was watching television when he heard noises in the house.

    When he went to investigate he met a young man in the hallway.

    When he asked the intruder what he was doing in his house he replied asking what he was doing there.

    When the man went to phone Gardai the intruder went into a rear room and climbed out the window.

    At the same time a second intruder was heard climbing out an adjoining rear window and leaving the house.

    Anyone who spotted the male and his accomplice or noticed suspicious activity in the area between 8 and 9pm can confidentially ring the Gardai on 1800 666 111.