Gardaí In Thurles Seeking Help Following Theft From Vehicle.

Gardaí in Thurles, Co. Tipperary are currently investigating a theft from a motor vehicle, which took place on the main Littleton to Horse and Jockey roadway last Thursday, last April 4th 2024.

The theft is understood to have taken place between 4:30 pm and 5:30pm and Gardaí are anxiously seeking the public’s assistance.

If you, the public, were travelling anywhere within or around that particular area, above stated, at that time on Thursday last and may hold dashcam footage, you are asked to please contact Thurles Garda station on Tel:0504-25100 or the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station.


Tipperary Man Questioned Regarding Green Diesel Seizure.

A Tipperary man, aged in his 30s has been questioned, as part of the Irish Revenue Commissioner’s ongoing operations targeting smuggling and other shadow economy activities.

This follows the seizure of €66,200 worth of green diesel located in Co. Tipperary. We understand that the seizure was implemented on Tuesday April 2nd last, 2024.

According to the Revenue Commissioner’s, Green diesel amounting to some 40,500 litres was discovered during a search of a haulage yard within the county.

This seizure is understood to represents a potential loss to the Irish exchequer of approximately €34,800.

Revenue are encouraging members of the public, who may have information regarding smuggling or other shadow economy activities, to contact Revenue, in total confidence, on Tel: 1800 295 295.


Palestine Solidarity Campaigners Expected To Appear In Tipperary Court.

Three Palestine solidarity activists, from the Galway Palestine Solidarity Campaign were expected to appear at Nenagh District Court, North Co. Tipperary yesterday evening at 5:00pm, having been charged by Gardaí following a protest at Shannon Airport.

The three activists; two females and one male, all aged in their 30s, engaged in direct action they claimed, to mark ‘Land Day‘, on Saturday morning March 30th, and were arrested by Gardaí, when they attempted to block two US military planes.

All three approached the US military planes, waving a flag of Palestine and displaying a banner that stated: ‘US military out of Shannon’.

They were quickly arrested by Gardaí for public order offences, before being detained at a Garda Station in Co Clare.


166 New Members Join An Garda Síochána.

Yesterday morning, 166 new members joined the Irish Garda Síochána police force.

Garda Intake Class No 233.

Intake No 233, having commenced their training on July 31st, 2023, have now completed their Phase 1, Stage 3 training at the Garda Training College, situated in Templemore, Co. Tipperary, and have taken their Oath.

Attestation Oath
“I hereby solemnly and sincerely declare before God [Words “before God” may be omitted from the declaration at the request of the declarant] that:-
* I will faithfully discharge the duties of a member of the Garda Síochána with fairness, integrity, regard for human rights, diligence and impartiality, upholding the Constitution and the laws and according equal respect to all people.
* While I continue to be a member, I will, to the best of my skill and knowledge, discharge all my duties according to law.

* I do not belong to, and will not while I remain a member form, belong to or subscribe to, any political party or secret society whatsoever”.

The Garda “Attestation Oath”, above, is sworn by all members of An Garda Siochana and the Garda Reserve.

Congratulations to all.


Drugs Valued €18,000 Seized In North Tipperary.

Last St Patrick’s weekend, drugs with a value at some €18,000 were seized in the Borrisokane area of North Co. Tipperary.

The drugs; suspected herbal cannabis, were located following a search operation by Gardaí that took place on the afternoon of Saturday, March 16th last.

We understand that Gardaí have also arrested a man, aged in his 40s in connection with the seizure.

The, as yet, unnamed offender has since been charged and is expected to appear before a sitting of Co. Tipperary’s Nenagh District Court.