Back to the cold again this week. Remember never leave your vehicle unattended and running while de-icing it. Cases of criminals stealing cars while idling in driveways. Also never leave valuables in your parked car remove them, lock and secure. #parksmart
An Garda Síochána are urging motorists to park smart in the lead up to Christmas by ensuring that your vehicle is locked no matter where it’s parked to avoid being the target of opportunistic thieves. National figures show that one-third of all vehicles broken into in residential areas had been left unlocked by the owner. […]
Fatal Accident on Clara – Tullamore Road (R420)
A fatal traffic accident has occurred on the Clara – Tullamore Road (R420) at Esker Rí Nursing Home. The road is closed in both directions and will remained closed Friday, December 16th for forensic investigation. Motorists are asked to follow the in-place diversions or avoid the area, if possible.
A conversation to have with family, friends and neighbours particularly those that may be more vulnerable. Gardaí are aware of an increase in the number of incidents of people impersonating Gardaí. Recent incidents of this type involve the ‘conmen’ requesting to check cash held by the injured party as a result of an increase in […]
Lock up Light up
Lock Up Light Up is An Garda Síochána’s anti-burglary awareness campaign which encourages homeowners to protect their homes over the winter months, when burglaries traditionally tend to rise. Data from the Garda Analysis Service shows that one-third of all burglaries are through the front doors – with most burglars using their own body to gain […]
BOGUS CALLERS Unfortunately, everyone can receive visits form bogus callers and our older persons are frequently targeted by them. Bogus callers will say anything to get into your home or onto your property. “There’s been an accident, can I call an ambulance?” “I’ve broken down, can I use your phone?” “I’ve had a fall, could […]
Senior Alerts Scheme
The Seniors Alert Scheme (SAS) has been established to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities. Search the website by County for providers or you can contact Pobal email@example.com or telephone (01) 511 7222. https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/seniors-alert-scheme-sas/?s=09
Garda Property App
What is the Garda Property app? This is a free app developed by An Garda Síochána to allow you to record and index your property, for example, bicycles, laptops, farm machinery etc.
Hullabaloo – Offaly Libraries
We have loads of great events planned this year as part of Hullabaloo Children’s Arts Festival – take a look! Contact the library to book your place. You can find the contact details for each library on our website For lots more events, don’t forget to head over to: www.hullabaloofestival.ie
Are you interested in using your Irish or improving it? Clara Library will host a conversational Irish group on Wednesdays from 15.00-16.00, starting on November 2nd. Get in touch with Clara Library at ClaraLibrary@offalycoco.ie or 057 933 1389 for more details.