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IRISH TIMES: “Rural crime: ‘Someone has to say enough is enough’”

Article by Carl O’Brien, reporting from Thurles Published in IrishTimes.com on 9 October 2015 Recurrent victims of crime are organising themselves to protect rural communities It took Robert O’Shea 30 years to build up his agricultural contracting business near Littleton, Co Tipperary. In the space of 20 minutes on a Saturday night last August, all […]

Unanimous and overwhelming mandate for ‘Days of Action’ given to Sergeants and Inspectors in Athlone today

IRISH TIMES: “Rural crime is about jobs not Garda stations or the bail laws”

By John McManus, published in IrishTimes.com 8 October 2015 A 1,000 more on the dole in a Garda district leads to an extra 50 break-ins and thefts The harrowing testimony of the Corcoran family about their ordeal at the hands of a gang of seven Dublin criminals has given fresh impetus to the long-simmering debate […]

EuroCOP calls on the EU to address Violence against the Police