Galway crime

Brutal assault on two men left them with life changing injuries

Two men were both left with life altering injuries after being the victims of an assault by the same person within minutes of one another in Galway City last year. David Bannerton (45), of An Crannog, Loughrea pleaded guilty last July to one count each of Assault Causing Harm and Assault Causing Serious Harm. The […] Galway Daily …


Westmeath woman stole over €1,600 in clothes from Galway stores

A Westmeath woman travelled to Galway City just to steal over €1,600 worth of clothes from two stores back in January. Sandra Covaci (20), with an address in Kilbeggan, Westmeath pleaded guilty to two counts of theft at Galway District Court. The court heard that on January 17 of this year, Garda Laura Devaney received […] Galway Daily …


Gardaí appeal for witnesses after serious Oranmore assault

Gardaí in Oranmore are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault which took place in Oranmore over the weekend. A man was seriously assaulted last Saturday at a fast food premises on Main Street, Oranmore. The assault took place at approximately 11:50pm on the night of Saturday, October 3. Anyone who may have been in […] Galway Daily …


Trail of damage lead to truck that hit family home

A trail of destruction led right to a truck that backed into the front door of a family home, and caused much other damage before being abandoned by its driver. Brendan O’Shaughnessy, with an address at Balrobuck, Corrandulla, was convicted in his absence of multiple road traffic offences dating back to 2017 at Galway District […] …