Residents put in fear over large gangs

first_imgNewsBreaking newsResidents put in fear over large gangsBy Staff Reporter – March 27, 2014 722 by Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up RESIDENTS in the Garryowen of Limerick are being terrorised and live in fear of a gang of up to 80 youths who congregate every night, according to a Fianna Fail TD.Deputy Willie O’Dea says that residents have told him of the escalating numbers that gather every night and although he has seen groups numbering half of what is claimed, he says the matter is very serious and requires more action by An Garda Siochana.“I’ve been told that up to 70 or 80 people congregate and I don’t know if that is an exaggeration but I have certainly seen a crowd gather there myself that must have numbered 40 or 50 so it is quite a serious situation.Speaking this week, Deputy O’Dea added that gardai are unable to deal with the gang which he claims is responsible for vandalising property.Anti-social behaviour in the area is now escalating and Deputy O’Dea warns that a rapid and more robust response is needed to tackle and dissuade the group from congregating.Asking the gardai to step up their presence and action in response, Deputy O’Dea called for “a more robust, more direct and a more effective response” to tackle the issue.He said that is what “is going to be needed here, but I wish the gardai would get on and do it because it is a serious worry to a large amount of people who are struggling to get by and pay their mortgage etc – they don’t need this extra burden.” Email Facebook Advertisement Twittercenter_img Linkedin Print WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick teenagers voice concern over social issuesNext articleCouncillors express support for sulky racing track in City Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

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U.S. Coast Guard Assists Commercial Fishing Vessel

first_img View post tag: vessel U.S. Coast Guard Assists Commercial Fishing Vessel View post tag: commercial View post tag: coast View post tag: Assists U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a report of three people in distress aboard a vessel taking on water approximately 22 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday evening. Back to overview,Home naval-today U.S. Coast Guard Assists Commercial Fishing Vessel May 14, 2014 View post tag: Guardcenter_img View post tag: fishing The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at approximately 7:25 p.m. from a person aboard commercial fishing vessel Leslie Jane stating that the vessel was taking on water at an unknown rate.The Coast Guard launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and a rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco.An urgent marine information broadcast was issued, requesting assistance from local mariners. Commercial fishing vessels Drake and Hyundai Shanghai responded until Coast Guard assets arrived on scene.Air Station San Francisco’s helicopter rescue crew lowered a life raft to a standby position in case of further emergency, but the vessel’s flooding was stabilized.The crew from Station Golden Gate transferred multiple Coast Guard personnel aboard to assist with dewatering the Leslie Jane as they transited to a local pier with the stricken vessel in tow.[mappress]Press Release, May 14, 2014; Image: USCG View post tag: U.S. View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Naval Share this articlelast_img read more

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