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Warning issued over scammers posing at doors as gardaí
Anne O'Donoghue
There have been incidents recently in the Ballyroan and Ballybrittas areas of Laois.
3 July 2024 News
IFA calls for Garda unit dedicated to rural crime
The IFA's call for a dedicated Garda unit focused on rural crime comes after the latest spate of GPS thefts.
20 May 2024 News
56% of agricultural employers inspected by WRC in breach of employment law
In total, the WRC recovered €35,584 in unpaid wages last year in the agricultural sector.
‘Line of enquiry’ opened into Carlow hill fires
The NPWS has reiterated that deliberately starting hill fires between March and August constitutes an offence under the Wildlife Act.
29 April 2024 News
44% increase in robbery, extortion and hijacking in northwest - CSO
Across the whole country, there has been a 26% rise in these types of offences when comparing the last quarter of 2023 and 2022.
26 March 2024 News
Appeal for information after white-tailed sea eagle shot dead
The National Parks and Wildlife Service has deplored the killing of a white-tailed eagle in Co Roscommon and has appealed to the public for information.
15 March 2024 News
Exclusive: almost as many GPS units stolen so far this year than all of 2023
The Irish Farmers Journal can reveal that there have been almost as many GPS guidance systems stolen in Ireland in the first six weeks of 2024 than there has been in the 12 months of 2023.
21 February 2024 News
GPS equipment worth €250,000 stolen in 10-day nationwide farm crime spree
The thefts of GPS guidance equipment continue to worsen, with farmers and contractors targeted in Cork, Dublin and Meath in recent weeks, which follows a growing trend right across Europe.
14 February 2024 News
Falling agri crime trend levels off
Across the 11 regional policing districts in NI, agricultural crime was on the rise in six last year
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland