Rural Crime

Tractor stolen and damaged amid ‘a few incidents’ in Co. Laois

Tractor stolen and damaged amid ‘a few incidents’ in Co. Laois

A tractor was stolen from a farmyard in Co. Laois this week and was then found with a damaged steering...

November 17, 2021

Gardaí in Monaghan appealing for information on quad theft

Gardaí in Monaghan appealing for information on quad theft

Gardaí in Monaghan are appealing for information in relation to the theft of a quad. The vehicle – a Honda...

November 16, 2021

Buyers warned of ‘fraudulent’ machinery sales website

Buyers warned of ‘fraudulent’ machinery sales website

Those on the lookout for plant machinery and tractors are being urged to exercise caution due to a website claiming...

November 5, 2021

Gardaí investigating theft of water trough and gates in Cavan

Gardaí investigating theft of water trough and gates in Cavan

Gardaí are investigating the theft of a 180-gallon water trough and three 16ft galvanised gates in Co. Cavan late last...

November 1, 2021

Milk vending machine business ‘forced to close’ after vandalism

Milk vending machine business ‘forced to close’ after vandalism

A dairy business that supplies milk through vending machines in Co. Offaly has said it is has been forced to...

October 7, 2021

Gardaí appeal for information on armed robbery in Cork village

Gardaí appeal for information on armed robbery in Cork village

Gardaí in Bandon are appealing to the public for information in relation to a robbery that took place at a...

September 10, 2021

Key considerations for rural crime prevention on farms

Key considerations for rural crime prevention on farms

With the year pushing on, and darker evenings on the horizon, farmers will be keeping an eye on securing their...

September 6, 2021

Investigation launched after 600 bales go up in smoke in UK

Investigation launched after 600 bales go up in smoke in UK

An investigation has been launched by local authorities after some 600 bales of straw were destroyed in a fire in...

September 3, 2021

36 stolen calves returned to owner…after a month missing

36 stolen calves returned to owner…after a month missing

A group of 36 calves which had been reported stolen a month ago were returned to their owner this week....

September 3, 2021

‘Mindless barbaric violence’: Owner of killed sheep speaks out

‘Mindless barbaric violence’: Owner of killed sheep speaks out

A Tipperary farmer has appealed for information in relation to a barbaric attack on his sheep which left one animal...

September 1, 2021

Gardaí investigate ‘blunt force trauma’ sheep death

Gardaí investigate ‘blunt force trauma’ sheep death

Members of An Garda Síochána have begun investigations into the death of a sheep which was killed “by blunt force...

August 30, 2021

Wheel comes off tractor on road after ‘nuts removed’

Wheel comes off tractor on road after ‘nuts removed’

An appeal for information has been made by authorities after a wheel came off a moving tractor on a Scottish...

August 27, 2021

5 ‘simple but effective’ farm theft prevention tips

5 ‘simple but effective’ farm theft prevention tips

Five tips surmising “simple but effective” farm theft prevention advice have been provided by members of An Garda Síochána as...

August 18, 2021

2 arrests made as part of rural crime clampdown in Down

2 arrests made as part of rural crime clampdown in Down

Two arrests were made for criminal offences during vehicle checkpoints conducted as part of an operation targeting rural crime in...

August 17, 2021

Sheep ‘butchered’ in field prompts police probe

Sheep ‘butchered’ in field prompts police probe

Police are investigating an incident where two sheep were found butchered in a field in the UK in recent days....

August 11, 2021

Information appeal following theft of trailer from yard

Information appeal following theft of trailer from yard

An appeal for information has been made by members of An Garda Síochána in relation to the theft of a...

August 11, 2021

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

A milkman doing a delivery run for a local dairy was arrested by police in the UK in recent days...

August 10, 2021

Info sought following theft of cattle trailer from yard

Info sought following theft of cattle trailer from yard

Information is being sought following the theft of a cattle trailer from a yard in Co. Mayo in recent days....

August 10, 2021