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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee, Ardfert And Kilflynn

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee, Ardfert And Kilflynn

December 9, 2019 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating burglaries which occurred in Tralee, Ardfert and Kilflynn recently. At about 3.30am on Saturday morning, Byrnesworth in The Square was broken into. The window at the front was smashed and a small amount of coins were taken from the register. No other damage was caused. Gardaí are […]

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Elderly Couple Conned Out Of Thousands By Man Pretending To Be Garda

Elderly Couple Conned Out Of Thousands By Man Pretending To Be Garda

December 9, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are warning people to be vigilant after an elderly couple in the Currans area were conned out of thousands of euro on Saturday. A male called to the home of the couple between 6pm and 7pm that evening, pretending to be a member of An Garda Síochána. He said […]

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Three Premises In Tralee Served Alcohol To Minor During Garda Operation

Three Premises In Tralee Served Alcohol To Minor During Garda Operation

December 9, 2019 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THREE premises failed in a test purchasing operation in Tralee on Saturday, December 7. As part of the Garda operation in the town, a young student was served alcohol at a bar and two off licences without being asked for identification. A total of seven premises were checked in the […]

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Gardaí Warn Public And Businesses About Counterfeit Notes

Gardaí Warn Public And Businesses About Counterfeit Notes

December 2, 2019 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are advising the public and businesses to be vigilant as there are counterfeit €10 and €20 notes in circulation. For the public, if you receive change of €10 and €20, the advice is the check the notes. Businesses can check notes with the special markers. The paper is noticeably […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee And Abbeydorney In Past Week

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee And Abbeydorney In Past Week

December 2, 2019 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information regarding two burglaries which occurred in Tralee and Abbeydorney over the past week. At about 3.50am on Wednesday, November 27, a burglary occurred at a premises at Kearney’s Road, Ballyard. A large amount of scrap lead and a copper cylinder were taken […]

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Eighteen People Arrested In Tralee As Part Of Operation Thor ‘Day Of Action’

Eighteen People Arrested In Tralee As Part Of Operation Thor ‘Day Of Action’

November 29, 2019 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI arrested 18 people as part of an Operation Thor day of action that was carried out in the Tralee District on Tuesday of this week. Gardaí arrested a total of 18 people in relation to a number of incidents such as burglary, theft, public order criminal damage, possession of […]

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Gardaí Investigate Crime Incidents In Tralee Area Over Past Week

Gardaí Investigate Crime Incidents In Tralee Area Over Past Week

November 25, 2019 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating burglaries and a suspected pickpocketing incident in Tralee over the past week. On Monday, November 18, a woman entered Penneys on The Mall at about 11.20am and her phone was in the side pocket of her handbag. She suspected that a female was following her, but when […]

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Thomas Carton.

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Man In Killarney

November 22, 2019 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses in relation to the death of Thomas Carton, 55 years of age, at a house in Torc Terrace, Killarney, on Wednesday, November 20. Shortly after 10pm, Gardaí attended the scene at a house in Torc Terrace and discovered the body of a man. The body […]

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Man Arrested After Burglary At Shop On Listowel Road

Man Arrested After Burglary At Shop On Listowel Road

November 20, 2019 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 30s in relation to burglary at a shop on Listowel Road, Tralee, that occurred in the early hours of this morning. Shortly before 4am Gardaí from Tralee received a report of a burglary that had just occurred. A patrol of the area was […]

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Woman In Tralee Defrauded Of Substantial Amount Of Money

Woman In Tralee Defrauded Of Substantial Amount Of Money

November 18, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A WOMAN in Tralee had a substantial amount of money taken from her account after being targeted by fraudsters last week. The victim received a text message from someone purporting to be her bank on November 12, telling her to update her personal details. She logged in through the link […]

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Gardaí Warn Businesses About Invoice Redirect Fraud

Gardaí Warn Businesses About Invoice Redirect Fraud

November 12, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána are warning businesses about the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and CEO Fraud and everyone should treat any request to change bank account details with extreme caution. In recent weeks there has been a noticeable increase in this type of crime, but earlier this year, a case […]

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The lights on The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gardaí To Have More Foot Patrols In Tralee During Christmas Shopping Period

November 11, 2019 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI say there will have a greater presence in Tralee during the Christmas shopping period. There will be dedicated foot patrols in Tralee town centre and in Manor West, beginning from now until Christmas. They will be calling into businesses to offer advice on security, CCTV and crime prevention. Continued […]

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Three Arrested After Cash And Drugs Seizure At House In Tralee

Three Arrested After Cash And Drugs Seizure At House In Tralee

November 9, 2019 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested two men (early and late 20s) and a woman (early 20s) following the seizure of €4,150 of suspected drugs and €1,700 in cash during the search of a house in the Cois Abhainn area of Tralee on Saturday morning. At approximately 4am, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs […]

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Drugs Seized At House In Killeen Area Of Tralee

Drugs Seized At House In Killeen Area Of Tralee

November 8, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have seized approximately €1,400 euro of suspected controlled drugs following a search at a house in the Killeen area of Tralee on Thursday November 7. As part of an ongoing operation into the sale and supply of drugs, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Kerry carried out a search […]

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Man Arrested After Burglary In Tralee Last Month

Man Arrested After Burglary In Tralee Last Month

November 8, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee have arrested and charged a man in his 40s in relation to a burglary at a shop on Abbeycourt, Tralee on the night October 9. Shortly after 8am on October 10, Gardaí received a report of a burglary that had occurred overnight. During the burglary a large […]

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Burglaries Down, But Thefts And Minor Assaults Up In Kerry In First Nine Months Of 2019

Burglaries Down, But Thefts And Minor Assaults Up In Kerry In First Nine Months Of 2019

November 2, 2019 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a decrease in burglaries, an increase in theft crimes and a large rise in minor assaults in Kerry in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period of 2018. This was revealed at the latest meeting of the Joint Policing Committee meeting held […]

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Number Of Drug Offences Rose In Kerry In First Nine Months Of 2019

Number Of Drug Offences Rose In Kerry In First Nine Months Of 2019

November 1, 2019 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a 20% increase in the amount of people caught in possession of drugs for personal use in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period of 2018. This was revealed at the latest meeting of the Joint Policing Committee meeting held at Kerry […]

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Huge Increase In ‘Drug Driving’ Detections So Far This Year

Huge Increase In ‘Drug Driving’ Detections So Far This Year

November 1, 2019 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has been an over 200% increase in the amount of people caught driving under the influence of drugs in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period of 2018. This was revealed at the latest meeting of the Joint Policing Committee meeting held at Kerry […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Man In South Kerry

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Man In South Kerry

October 31, 2019 at 11:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the body of a man in his 60s at Tousist on Thursday, October 24. Shortly before 7am on Thursday, October 24, Gardaí received a report of a possible road traffic collision at Clonee, Tousist, off the main Kenmare to Castletownbere Road. […]

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Gardaí Conduct ‘Operation Lifesaver’ In Tralee

Gardaí Conduct ‘Operation Lifesaver’ In Tralee

October 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee conducted ‘Operation Lifesaver’ today with 20 motorists stopped for mobile phone use or not wearing their seat belt. One driver was stopped with a three year old child standing in the front seat. Another driver texting while driving, failed to notice Gardaí with blue lights and sirens. […]

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Gardaí Investigating Death Of Elderly Woman In North Kerry

Gardaí Investigating Death Of Elderly Woman In North Kerry

October 29, 2019 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are currently investigating the death of a woman following the discovery of her body in a house outside Ballyduff village. The body of the woman in her 80s was discovered at approximately 11.30am and the scene is currently preserved with a post mortem scheduled to take place. Gardaí say the results […]

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Gardaí Issue Warning To Teenagers As Halloween Approaches

Gardaí Issue Warning To Teenagers As Halloween Approaches

October 29, 2019 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking parents to be aware of where their children are on Halloween as they prepare for what is usually their busiest night of the year. Speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ programme on Tuesday afternoon, Garda Cathy Murphy said hundreds of youths congregating at Caherslee and Mounthawk is a […]

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Gardaí Seek Information After Items Stolen From Cars In Ballyard/Cloghers

Gardaí Seek Information After Items Stolen From Cars In Ballyard/Cloghers

October 29, 2019 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to car owners to lock their vehicles after a number of cases of theft from cars in an area of Tralee last week. On the night of Monday, October 21 and into the morning of Tuesday, October 22, a number of vehicles were illegally entered in the […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €5,000 to Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre were Sgt Lynda Brosnan, Garda Eilis Cronin, Assistant Commissioner Anne Marie Mc Mahon, Vera O Leary, Chief Superintendant Eileen Foster and Garda Gillian Mac Eoin

Gardaí Present €5,000 To Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre

October 26, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Garda ball committee were delighted on Thursday to be able to present Vera O’Leary of the Kerry Rape Crisis Kerry with a cheque for €5,000 at a ceremony celebrating 60 years of women in An Garda Siochana. The annual Garda Ball was held in the Killarney Oaks Hotel, earlier this […]

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Gardaí To Increase Checkpoints During Bank Holiday Weekend

Gardaí To Increase Checkpoints During Bank Holiday Weekend

October 26, 2019 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THIS October bank holiday weekend Gardaí will carry out high visibility patrols and checkpoints across the roads network and are appealing to motorists not to drive under the influence of an intoxicant and to reduce speed. This weekend’s enforcement activities will specifically target and focus on off-peak hours (10pm to […]

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Gardai Seize Counterfeit Currency In Tralee

Gardai Seize Counterfeit Currency In Tralee

October 24, 2019 at 7:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have seized approximately €1,150 of suspected counterfeit currency following a search at a house in Tralee on the 24th October. Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Kerry, assisted by the Southern Region Dog Unit, carried out a search and discovered €1,150 in €10 notes hidden behind a picture frame at a house in […]

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Tralee Boy Made An Honorary Garda At Ceremony In Dublin

Tralee Boy Made An Honorary Garda At Ceremony In Dublin

October 20, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG Tralee boy officially graduated as an honorary Garda last Wednesday at a special ceremony in Dublin. Adam Roche, a pupil in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville, was one of 10 children from all over the country who were made Honorary Gardaí at Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park taking their […]

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Gardaí To Conduct 24 Hour ‘Slow Down’ Day

Gardaí To Conduct 24 Hour ‘Slow Down’ Day

October 17, 2019 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána in Kerry and around the country will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 7am tomorrow Friday to 7am on Saturday. The aim of “Slow Down Day” is to remind […]

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Gardaí Appeal To Thief To Return Stolen Plastic Ice-Cream Cone

Gardaí Appeal To Thief To Return Stolen Plastic Ice-Cream Cone

October 15, 2019 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are trying to identify the person who stole a large plastic ice-cream cone from outside a filling station in Tralee two weeks ago. They are examining CCTV footage from O’Connor’s filling station at Rathass from the early hours of Wednesday, October 2. Speaking on Radio Kerry’s Talkabout programme on Monday, […]

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Man Arrested After Incident At Tralee Filling Station

Man Arrested After Incident At Tralee Filling Station

October 12, 2019 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN is being detained at Tralee Garda Station after an incident at a petrol station in Cloonmore, Tralee, last night. Three men were treated for injuries following the incident. The men, one in his 40s and two aged in their 50s, were struck on the back of their heads with […]

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