Gardaí seize tractor in ‘sunny southeast’

A busy day for members of An Garda Síochána in the southeast of the country, in Co. Wexford, saw the seizure of a tractor among other actions over the weekend.

An Garda Síochána’s Wexford Divisional Roads Policing Unit seized a number of vehicles on Saturday (August 29) for various offences around the county.

Taking to social media yesterday (Sunday, August 30), Gardaí based in Wexford said:

“Gardaí from the Wexford Divisional Roads Policing Unit seized two cars in Bunclody yesterday. A Volkswagen Golf for no insurance and a Citroen as the driver was disqualified from driving and also had no insurance. The driver was also arrested.

In Ferns, a tractor was seized as the tax was expired for 21 months.

“Meanwhile, in New Ross, Gardaí seized a Toyota recently as the road tax expired on August 31, 2018,” the social media post concluded.

Source Wexford Garda Division

21 sheep stolen from farm in Cavan

Gardaí have begun investigations into the theft of a number of sheep from a farm in Co. Cavan earlier this month, An Garda Síochána has confirmed.

In an appeal for information on the matter, the law enforcement authority said:

“Gardaí in Bailieboro are currently investigating the theft of 21 sheep which were taken from a farm in the townland of Farthadreen.

The incident occurred between Sunday, August 9, and Tuesday, August 11.

“If you saw anything suspicious during that period in the area or can assist in any way please contact the Gardai at Bailieboro on: 042-9694570,” the Garda statement concluded.