There has been a 150 percent increase in the amount of rape cases dealt with in the Clare Garda Division.
*Cllr Alan O’Callaghan. Photograph: Eamon Ward Roadside hedges are getting stronger in 2019, Cllr Alan O’Callaghan has claimed.
Clare’s latest Chief Superintendent is keen to stay in charge of the Division as it merges with Tipperary in 2020.
Gardaí need to be more visible in rural areas to help prevent rural crime, the Deputy President of the IFA has said while an Ennis representative has suggested farmers install a panic alarm to cut down on assaults.
A third arrest has been made as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of illegal drugs and the possession of firearms in Co Clare.
Cannabis, tobacco and cash with a combined estimated value of €21,700 were recovered by Gardaí in Parteen this weekend.
There is no evidence of horse activity or horses on the Kilrush Rd following six separate investigations carried out by Clare County Council despite a local representative stating they were “causing havoc” on the busy road.
Two Limerick men have been confirmed as the fatalities in Thursday’s single car collision at Parteen.
*Quinspool, Parteen. Photograph: Alan Morrissey Two young men have died following a single vehicle collision at Parteen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Ennis has been confirmed as the new headquarters for the soon to be formed Garda Division comprising of Clare and Tipperary.