Burglaries down 10 per cent in Donegal

BURGLARIES in Donegal Garda Division dropped by 10 per cent over the last 12 months. That’s according to latest CSO data collated by PhoneWatch. There were 9,117 burglary incidents nationally during the same period. According to An Garda Síochána reports for national incidents, 26 per cent of burglars enter homes through the back door, 24 per […]

Two men arrested after robbery at Rathmullan business

Gardaí in Milford have arrested two men following an investigation into a robbery of a business premises that occurred on Pound Street, Rathmullan, yesterday evening. At approximately 7pm, one man entered the premises armed with a knife and threatened staff. No one was injured during the incident. He left the scene with a large sum […]

Two arrested in connection with car hijacking

TWO men have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a car and a number of incidents of criminal damage that occurred in Bridgend on Sunday. The men, aged in their twenties, are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at a Garda station in Dublin. The stolen vehicle has […]

Gardaí investigating car hijacking

GARDAÍ are investigating the hijacking of a car as well as a number of criminal damage incidents which happened on Sunday. The vehicle that was hijacked was a grey Seat Altea with a northern Ireland registration, 2012 model which occurred in Bridgend. “The incidents occurred at approximately 8.30pm,” said a garda spokesperson. Advertisement “Investigating Gardaí […]

House front door smashed in Castlefinn

GARDAÍ in Castlefinn are investigating an incident of criminal damage after the front door of a house was smashed. The incident of criminal damage occurred on Sunday, December 16, shortly after 8.40pm. Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the area between 8pm and 9pm and who had a dash cam to make the […]

Church sacristy ransacked and tabernacle damaged

GARDAÍ are appealing for information after a church sacristy was ransacked and damage was caused to a tabernacle. It was one of a number of incidents in the Greencastle and Moville area over a two-day period. Gardaí were en route to the previous burglary call when they observed that the lights were on inside St Columba’s Church, […]

Church signs damaged in Creeslough

GARDAI are investigating two separate incidents of criminal damage to church signs in Creeslough. The first incident occurred in September 2022, when a sign for St Columba’s Church of Ireland, Cashel, was broken. This sign was at the junction for Doe Castle in Cashel on the R245. That sign was salvaged and re-erected. The second incident is […]

Gardaí appeal for information after patrol car rammed

Gardaí in Donegal are investigating an incident which involved a patrol car being rammed and resulted in a member of the force being injured. Gardaí in Ballyshannon are investigating a number of incidents of dangerous driving involving a red Skoda Fabia with a partial registration number ‘05 DL’ that occurred in the Ballyshannon area on […]