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Gardaí Urge Vigilance Against Bogus Callers

Gardaí Urge Vigilance Against Bogus Callers

December 19, 2016 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Kerry are warning homeowners to be vigilant against bogus callers over the Christmas period. There is an increase in these type of door to door callers at this time of the year. Homeowners are advised that big companies always introduce themselves and have identification. These companies let clients […]

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Gardaí Investigating Burglary At Phone Shop This Morning

December 15, 2016 at 11:15 am 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a burglary at a phone shop at Manor West this morning. It happened at around 6am at the Carphone Warehouse at Manor West Retail Park. A quantity of phones was taken during the incident. If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area around this time […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Break-ins In Tralee, Lixnaw and Listowel

December 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for the public’s assistance in relation to a break-in to a business last week. On Monday, December 5 at 4.20am, a number of people broke into Boyle’s Patio And Stove Centre at Laharn, Tralee. Nothing was taken in the break-in. They were seen on CCTV cameras but […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Assistance After Burglary In Tralee

Gardaí Seek Public’s Assistance After Burglary In Tralee

December 5, 2016 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

GARDAÍ are seeking help from the public after a burglary last Thursday in Stacks Villas. The incident happened between 7.30pm and 8.15pm . The gardai are looking to locate three tins – grey, black and red in colour – which contained a substantial amount of cash and were stolen from the house. […]

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Gardaí Issue Warning About Bogus Callers After Homes Ransacked

Gardaí Issue Warning About Bogus Callers After Homes Ransacked

October 24, 2016 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are again warning homeowners about bogus callers who have robbed people’s homes in Tralee and Killarney. On Friday, October 21 a man posing as a plumber gained access to a woman’s home in the St Anne’s Road area of Killarney on the premise of checking taps. The woman left the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage To House In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage To House In Tralee

September 26, 2016 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for the public’s help in relation to an incident of criminal damage at a house in an estate in town at the weekend. Late Saturday night/Sunday morning, at about 1.30am in Fountain Court, there was damage done to a front door. No entry was gained to the house, […]

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Gardaí Warning About Two Women Targeting Elderly People’s Homes

Gardaí Warning About Two Women Targeting Elderly People’s Homes

September 19, 2016 at 4:04 pm 2 comments

GARDAI are urging people to be on the lookout for two women claiming to be collecting for charity and calling to the homes of elderly people in Tralee. Gardaí first received a report on August 11 that two women, pretending to be Spanish students were calling to elderly people in […]

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Gardaí To Excavate Site Near Waterville In Search For Missing Man

Gardaí To Excavate Site Near Waterville In Search For Missing Man

September 13, 2016 at 9:44 am 0 comments

GARDAÍ at Killarney will today commence searching and excavating a site at Derrennageeha, Ballaghisheen Pass, Waterville, as part of their ongoing investigation into the abduction and disappearance of Charles Brooke Pickard from White Strand at Castlecove, on  April 26, 1991. The site is located in a Coillte forest off the Waterville/Ballaghisheen road, […]

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Family Left Shaken By Attack On Home Last Week

Family Left Shaken By Attack On Home Last Week

September 6, 2016 at 4:49 pm 1 comment

A FAMILY in Racecourse Heights have been left reeling following an unprovoked early morning attack on their property last week, that was seemingly a case of mistaken identity. The home of Faiq Shaikh and his wife was attacked by unidentified men while they and their two children, between the ages […]

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Elderly Couple’s House Burgled By Two Women

August 15, 2016 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating a case where an elderly couple were robbed by two women in the old Gallowsfield area. It’s one of three burglaries over the past few days being investigated by Gardaí. On Thursday, August 11, two women called to the house of the couple claiming to be collecting for charity. One […]

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Gardaí Seek Help With Two Cases Of Suspected Arson

Gardaí Seek Help With Two Cases Of Suspected Arson

August 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are looking for the public ‘s help with two cases of suspected arson in the past two weeks. In Listellick on Tuesday, August 2, a house was damaged in a fire at 7am. Then, just last night (Sunday) in Laccamore, Abbeydorney, another house was damaged by fire. Gardaí are investigating both incidents […]

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Gardaí Probe Robbery Where Gun And Cash Were Stolen

Gardaí Probe Robbery Where Gun And Cash Were Stolen

August 8, 2016 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating after separate robberies at Ballybunion and Killorglin over the past week. In the Killorglin incident, a handgun was taken in the robbery. On Monday, August 1 at around 11pm, a woman and her brother discovered a male in a hoodie in their house at Glor na dTonn, Ballybunion. The […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage At Tralee Shop

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage At Tralee Shop

August 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating a case of criminal damage in Tralee after a shop window was broken. The front window was broken at the Mountain Warehouse shop on Abbeycourt on in the early hours of Saturday morning (August 6). If anyone saw anything suspicious please contact Tralee Garda Station on 066-7102300. […]

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Two Men Arrested After Armed Robbery In Waterville

Two Men Arrested After Armed Robbery In Waterville

August 3, 2016 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Gardaí have arrested two men in connection with the Waterville Post Office raid this morning but a third man, remains at large, believed to be in Ardraw, Beaufort. At approx. 11.15am a report was received of an armed robbery having taken place at Waterville Post Office. A quantity of cash was […]

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Gardaí Seek Help With Burglary In Ardfert And Also Reuniting Lost Rings With Owner

Gardaí Seek Help With Burglary In Ardfert And Also Reuniting Lost Rings With Owner

August 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are looking  for help in relation to a burglary at a house in Ardfert at the weekend and finding the owners of a lost handbag and diamond rings found on a beach. On Sunday, July 31, between 12.30am and 10am, a house in the Hazel Grove estate.  A number […]

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€11,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue And Listowel

€11,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue And Listowel

July 27, 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

GARDAI carried out three raids on premises in Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue and Listowel over the past number of days where drugs with a street value of €11,000 were seized. The biggest seizure was in a house in Abbeydorney on Monday evening where €5,000 worth of heroin and €5,000 worth of cocaine and/or amphetamines was uncovered. […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Theft Incident And Finding Owner Of Ring

July 25, 2016 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for the public’s help after a theft in a Tralee estate and finding the owner of a ring found in town. Light fittings and the bulbs were taken from the gardens outside three separate houses in Connolly Park on Thursday night (July 21) into the early hours of […]

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Vandals Break Front Windows At Two Tralee Bars/Restaurants

Vandals Break Front Windows At Two Tralee Bars/Restaurants

July 25, 2016 at 2:59 pm 1 comment

GARDAI are looking for the public’s help after windows were broken at two Tralee pubs/restaurants. The first incident took place on Wednesday, July 20 between 12.30am and 4am at Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Rock Street. Windows were smashed in the front of the premises. The second incident took place at No.4 […]

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Former Tralee Resident Arrested In Connection With Paedophile Network

Former Tralee Resident Arrested In Connection With Paedophile Network

July 22, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

  A POLISH national, who spent a number of years living and working in Tralee, has been arrested in connection with an international network of paedophiles. The man  was arrested along with 15 other men in Poland suspected to be part of a network of more than 750 paedophiles who shared […]

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Car Stolen From Tralee Estate Found Abandoned On Inch Beach

Car Stolen From Tralee Estate Found Abandoned On Inch Beach

July 19, 2016 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

A CAR which was reported stolen from an estate in Tralee on Sunday has been found at Inch Beach. A woman parked her car at Hawley Park at 12noon on Sunday but when she returned at 5pm the car was gone. Yesterday, the grey Seat Leon hatchback was found abandoned at Inch […]

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Gardaí Investigate After Car Stolen From Tralee Estate

Gardaí Investigate After Car Stolen From Tralee Estate

July 18, 2016 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating the theft of a car from an estate in Tralee. The incident occurred yesterday, Sunday, July 17 at Hawley Park. A woman parked her car there at 12noon but when she returned at 5pm the car was gone. The car is a grey Seat Leon hatchback with a […]

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Thieves Steal Cash After Breaking Into Tralee Fast Food Business

Thieves Steal Cash After Breaking Into Tralee Fast Food Business

July 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating two break-ins in Tralee last week, one at a home and the other in a business on Castle Street. On Thursday, July 14, Raja’s Kebab House was broken into between 4.20am and 4pm on Thursday, July 14. The float from the cash register was stolen. Continued below… On […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Man Assaulted In Tralee

July 18, 2016 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for the public’s help after assaults in Tralee and Castleisland. A man was assaulted in the Abbey car park at approximately 2.10am last night/this morning. Two men knocked another man to the ground and assaulted him causing head injuries. Gardaí are seeking witnesses to the incident to contact them […]

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Two of the Tralee and Dingle Railway carriages where windows were smashed. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Railway Carriages In Blennerville Boarded Up Because Of Vandal Attack

July 12, 2016 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

THE windows of two Tralee and Dingle Railway carriages have been boarded following an attack from vandals. “It is a precaution taken by Kerry County Council after three carriage windows were smashed by vandals over the weekend,” said Kerry tourism officer, John Griffin. Gardaí are currently investigating the incident. The train […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Vandalism During The Weekend

July 11, 2016 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking the public for help after cases of vandalism and criminal damage in Tralee at the weekend. Between Friday night at 10pm and Saturday morning at 8.30am, there were four incidents of criminal damage in Princes Street, James Street and Spa Road. There was two windows smashed in […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Aggravated Burglary In Tralee

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Aggravated Burglary In Tralee

July 11, 2016 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

GARDAI have arrested two people after an aggravated burglary at an apartment in Tralee at the weekend. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning and Gardaí received a report of a disturbance at the apartment in Edward Court on Edward Street at 1.20am. Two people are in University Hospital Kerry receiving […]

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Burglaries In Kerry Down By 60% This Year Compared To Same Period In 2015

July 2, 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

BURGLARIES in Kerry declined sharply in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2015, according to the latest statistics from Kerry Gardaí. The figures were revealed at the meeting of the Joint Policing Committee at Kerry County Council on Friday, by Kerry Division Chief […]

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Gardaí Issue Warning About Bogus Callers

Gardaí Issue Warning About Bogus Callers

June 27, 2016 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

GARDAI have issued a warning about bogus callers to houses. The warning comes after a homeowner  in Castleisland answered the door to a man asking to get a drink of water for his pregnant wife. The man then entered and stole a sum of money from the house. Continued below…   […]

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Girl’s Bike Stolen From House In Ballinorig Area Yesterday

Girl’s Bike Stolen From House In Ballinorig Area Yesterday

June 22, 2016 at 10:49 am 0 comments

A GIRL’S bike was stolen from a house in Lee Drive in Ballinorig yesterday and the owner’s mother is looking for help in locating it. The bike (pictured) was taken from the side of the house during the day while the occupants of the home were out. The mother of the […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Damage To Mobile Home

June 20, 2016 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

GARDAÍ are appealing for information after a mobile home was damaged recently. The incident took place between June 11-12 at Parkboy in Ballyroe when a woman parked her mobile home at a construction site. There was criminal damage done to the mobile home but nothing was taken. Gardaí are asking that if […]

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