Gardai at a checkpoint using smartphones running a new app to detect whether cars are out of insurance or tax. The Active Mobility App has access to Pulse system, PSNI information, driver and vehicle records .
What could possibly go wrong?
The app uses technology pioneered by the Department of Post and Telegraph in the 1970s.
Pat Sweeney’s children were returned to their mother following outcry over their removal from their father’s home by An Garda Síochána at 3.30am on Saturday. It is understood the children were the subject of a court order to be returned to their mother, who lives in France.
Mr Sweeney had last month filmed officers removing parishioners from a local church. He is shown at top (video) in Longford Garda Station.
Gardai in Athlone have confirmed that no fixed charged penalty notices were issued for breaches of Covid-19 regulations after they attended a church in Athlone on Sunday morning.
Officers spoke to a number of people who gathered at the church in the town for an early morning mass just after 10am.
Video footage of gardai speaking to people inside the church and outside has been shared online and Gardai have confirmed to Shannonside FM that officers engaged with those present and all persons complied with direction from Gardaí.
If this was a Mass the Gardaí would be on the scene to break it up. How is this more essential than socially distant worship or somebody opening their business? One rule for them… https://t.co/NUslrjomSj
Wicklow Gardaí are delighted to announce the expansion of the “Chatting Bench” initiative to Arklow’s St Mary’s Park. Anyone who wants to have a chat can check the Wicklow Garda Facebook page for the times Gardaí will be available for and come down for a talk.#HereToHelppic.twitter.com/a3rZwltbqi