• Westport Gardai are appealing for information following a burglary at the Church in Newport over the weekend.

    The oratory was broken into, and two candleabras were taken along with a sum of money.

    The incident occurred sometime between Friday evening and Sunday, and anyone with information is asked to contact Westport Garda Station at 098 - 50230.



  • Four men are due in court in Castlebar in Co.Mayo later.

    The four were arrested as part of Operation Thor, a Garda initiative tackling burglaries nationwide.

    The four men in their 20's were arrested alongside a teenage boy aged 15 at a property in Ballinrobe on Friday night.

    They have been charged in connection with a burglary at Claremorris also on Friday night.

    Gardai also found a number of items understood to be linked to recent burglary incidents and they seized a high-powered car and a van.

    They are appealing for information, especially anyone who may have seen a black hatchback type car or noticed any suspicious activity in the south Mayo area.

    The four are due to appear before a special sitting of Castlebar District Court later today.

  • A burglary took place at a petrol station in the Louisburg area overnight.

    Westport Gardai attended the scene at about 2.40am this morning and discovered extensive damage to the premises.

    A number of items were taken in the break-in.

    Gardai say no arrests have yet been made, and their investigation is ongoing.




  • Gardai are investigating an overnight burglary at a business premises in Glenamaddy.

    The incident occurred between 2 and 3am his morning, and Gardai in Tuam are appealing for information on the movements of a dark-coloured Volkswagon Golf which was seen in the vicinity.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station at 093 - 70840 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.



  • Two men and a boy have been arrested, while another person remains on the run, following an attempted burglary in Co. Leitrim.

    A Garda patrol car was rammed where the robbery was taking place at a supermarket and post office in Mohill early this morning.

    The suspects fled the scene in a second car but crashed a short distance away.

    A man in his thirties was found inside the car with serious injuries and taken to Sligo University Hospital for treatment.

    This morning, two men and a boy were arrested at Tamlaght Mor in Mohill in relation to the attempted burglary, while one person is still at large.