“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement

“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement Joint Statement on behalf of the Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Waterford Council, Mr. Michael Walsh, Chief Superintendant of An Garda Siochana, Padraig Dunne and Chief Officer of South East Community Healthcare, Ms. Kate Killeen White. “It is in our […]

Have a Safe Bank Holiday Weekend

Have a Safe Bank Holiday Weekend There’s no bank holiday from Covid-19: A joint message from An Gárda Síochána, the HSE and local authorities in the South East   Have a Safe Bank Holiday Weekend; As Ireland continues to combat the Covid 19 virus, the three principal response agencies that make up the South East […]

New Emergency Powers for An Garda Síochána

New Emergency Powers for An Garda Síochána An Garda Síochána have been granted new powers amid the current Covid 19 lockdown and social distancing  The reason for the new powers, which the Oireachtas voted on last month, comes as reports are increasing as to the number of people that are ignoring guidelines laid down by […]

Drugs Seized in Waterford

Drugs Seized in Waterford   Drugs Seized in Waterford: At approximately 23.36hrs on the 6/4/2020, Gardaí in Waterford were conducting a Covid 19 checkpoint at the Grannagh Junction Roundabout, Waterford. A vehicle was stopped and Gardai became suspicious of the driver’s behaviour and the vehicle was searched. During the course of the search, Gardai discovered […]

Community Spirit Alive and Well in Waterford

Community Spirit Alive and Well in Waterford There’s nothing like a bit of good news and these uncertain times we all need it.  St. Angela’s School. Ursuline Convent in Waterford city were in the process of organising an annual Easter Raffle to raise funds for their school when the school had to close because of […]

News from An Garda Síochána

News from An Garda Síochána   An Garda Síochána is in the process of hiring additional vehicles to provide additional mobility to our members nationwide to provide increased community support and community engagement across the country. Speaking today Deputy Commissioner Twomey stated that “As a community at this time we need more than ever to […]

Gardai Appeal Not to Post Images of Accidents

Gardai Appeal Not to Post Images of Accidents Social media is a great way to connect with people and also to see what’s going on around you and to keep up with the news and so much more.  But at times we tend to forget what we are posting and the effect that it may […]

Stay Safe during Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Consumers and retailers urged to take precautions in run up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On the 20th November 2018 An Garda Síochána in association with the FraudSMART, a fraud awareness initiative led by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, are urging consumers and retailers to shop and sell online safely and to protect their […]

Phone Scams on the Increase

The amount of phone scams seem to be on the increase with An Garda Síochána warning everyone to be vigilent.  But there are other scams that you should be aware of and know how to protect yourself. There are many ways that you can fall victim to a scam or fraud. The best defence is […]

Jordan Power’s Big Surprise

Garda Síochána 6 July at 12:05 · Jordan Power’s Big Surprise The 4th of July 2018, marked an important day for Jordan Power from Waterford. Not alone did he turn 15, but unbeknownst to him Gardaí in Waterford City had arranged with his Mam Gillian for him to come to the station at Ballybricken for […]