Gardaí in West Cork are seeking to honour young people who have done outstanding voluntary work in their communities.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
Senior gardaí also confirmed assaults increased, in the first three months, and underlined their concern most were drug-fuelled
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A Joint Policing Committee (JPC) is demanding answers as to why, more than two years after a Government announcement, no progress has been made to replace a garda station which has been described as one of the worst in the country.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018
The largest Joint Policing Committee (JPC) in the country is to ask the insurance industry to provide discounts to customers who detail descriptions, makes, models, and serial numbers of valuable property in a logbook.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
As customs officers approached a driver for not having VRT on his imported car, the driver sped through a major multi-agency checkpoint in Co Cork, glancing off a garda and being pursued for five miles before being arrested.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Alcohol addiction is far more serious in Cork and Kerry than drug addiction, according to an expert from the HSE.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Nearly 30% more suspected drink-drivers have been arrested in Cork city and county in the past three months compared to the same period last year.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Gardaí have made a major breakthrough in their battle against foreign-based crime gangs who have stolen hundreds of thousands of euro worth of outboard motors from marinas in Co Cork.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
A 25-strong Garda unit has been set up in Cork City specifically to ensure water protests don’t become violent.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
A multi-agency red alert initiative has been launched in a West Cork peninsula aimed at preventing expensive equipment being stolen from boats berthed locally.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
West Cork initiative an attempt to bridge policing gaps created by recessionary manpower shortage
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
The Cork West Garda Division will in June become the first Garda division in the country to roll out a regional anti-crime text alert system to the public.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Shoplifting gangs are shifting their attention from Cork City centre to county towns connected by the railway.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2013
A new hi-tech system is being deployed throughout Cork City and county which will pinpoint the exact position of individual gardaí and their patrol cars, enabling a quicker response to emergencies.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
The number of assaults causing harm has dropped significantly in rural parts of Co Cork, but they are on the rise and “from more aggressive” elements in the city.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
The future of a number of rural Garda stations in West Cork hangs in the balance as concern mounts over a second round of station closures.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Business people in West Cork are being urged by gardaí to “wake up” to the risks of crime.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2012
GARDAÍ last night carried out a number of searches in Cork in an operation directed against suspected dissident republicans.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
THOUSANDS of Co Cork homes are to be targeted in a three-pronged campaign tackling drug and alcohol abuse among young people.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
A 53-YEAR-OLD garda has been presented with a bravery award for rescuing an octogenarian from a blazing house.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011
GARDAÍ are advising farmers to be more vigilant following the theft of trailers, electric batteries, power tools, cattle, poultry and other items in west Cork.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2011
GARDAÍ have expressed concern at the increasing number of cars which are being broken into at beauty spots along the south-west coast.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
GARDAÍ investigating the suspicious disappearance of a 60-year-old woman say they have a new confirmed sighting of the widow.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
GLOWING tributes have been paid to a senior garda who retires from the force today following 36 years service.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
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