Driver towing livestock trailer arrested following Garda stop

The driver of a Toyota Landcruiser vehicle which was towing a livestock trailer was arrested after being stopped by members of An Garda Síochána earlier today, Thursday, July 9.

The driver was stopped in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, earlier in the day.

Upon checking, local Gardaí established that the driver in question was disqualified previously. The driver was promptly arrested and the vehicle seized as a result.


Taking to social media this afternoon, An Garda Síochána tweeted:

“Gardaí on patrol in Nenagh stopped this vehicle and trailer and discovered that the driver was disqualified while using the Mobility App.

“The driver was arrested and the vehicle was seized,” the tweet concluded.

Substantial amount of property stolen in raid on alpaca farm

Investigations have begun following the theft of a “substantial amount of property” during a raid on an alpaca farm in Co. Offaly yesterday morning, Wednesday, July 8.

Taking to social media, members of An Garda Síochána based in the midlands said:

“Gardaí in Mountmellick are investigating a burglary that occurred at Hushabye Farm Alpacas, Quarrymount, Killeigh, which happened yesterday morning [Wednesday] July 8, between 9:00am and 10:45am.

A substantial amount of property was stolen including a Rad Rhino electric bike and trailer with a large amount of garden tools including a ride-on lawnmower.

“The trailer has the wording Hushabye Farm Alpacas written on it,” the Garda statement noted.

“Any information, [please contact] Portlaoise Garda Station on: 057-8674100 or your local station,” the Gardaí concluded.