Three men arrested in Laois for suspected theft
Rachel Donovan
Three men were arrested at the scene and later taken to Portlaoise and Kildare Garda Stations.
28 September 2022 News
€300,000 for new property marking programme
Speaking about the funding, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said that property marking can act as an effective deterrent to property theft.
28 September 2022 News
Farmers urged to complete crime survey
Criminology lecturers Nicola Hughes and Matt Bowden from Technological University Dublin are the authors of the farm crime survey.
Male in court over alleged attempt to 'murder' PSNI officers with tractor
Three PSNI vehicles were allegedly "rammed" by a tractor in Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone.
26 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers urged to complete new farm crime survey
Criminology lecturers Nicola Huges and Matt Bowden from Technological University Dublin are the authors of the farm crime survey.
24 September 2022 News
Seven high-EBI Friesian heifers stolen in Co Roscommon
Anyone with information concerning the incident and the whereabouts of the animals have been asked to contact gardaí.
20 August 2022 News
Cost of rural crime falls 19% in NI
Rural insurance company NFU Mutual has released its annual rural crime report.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers to be wary of fuel thefts - gardaí
Laois-Offaly crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh said that fuel thefts are on the rise in his area.
16 July 2022 News
Farmer who poisoned buzzards must pay €2,000
A fine and €1,500 in damages were to be paid by the farmer within four months of the court’s decision.
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Drug related intimidation an issue in farming and rural communities - Gardaí
The extortion can range from a couple of thousand euro up to €100,000, as was handed over in one case to organised crime gangs.
11 May 2022 News
Laois farmer fined €6,000 and convicted for wildlife crime
A National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) officer told the court that by removing the vegetation and mature trees, the farmer had increased the size of his areas farmed to claim additional subsidy
11 May 2022 News