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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Gardaí attend incident involving tractor

An Garda Síochána attended the scene of a single-vehicle incident involving a tractor in recent days.

The incident occurred on the bridge over the N2 in Dublin on Thursday, July 7th, 2022.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:

“Gardaí attended the scene of a single-vehicle incident involving a tractor on the R121, Ward Road, Finglas shortly before 5 pm on the July 7th, 2022. No one was injured.”

Woman (60s) hospitalised after car-tractor collision

A woman (60s) has been hospitalised following a car-tractor RTC in the west of the country.

The two-vehicle crash occurred outside Ballinasloe yesterday afternoon (Wednesday), shortly after 3:30 pm.

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Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:

“Gardaí attended a two-vehicle RTC involving a car and tractor that occurred at Clonbrock, Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, at approximately 3:30 pm yesterday afternoon (29/6/22). “

“A female in her 60s was taken to Portiuncula University Hospital to be treated for her injuries,” the spokesperson added.

Warning over bogus callers

In other news, Gardaí has issued a warning to the public in relation to bogus callers.

Gardaí has received reports in recent days of people, calling to houses in County Westmeath, impersonating Gardaí to gain entry to houses.

In a statement in recent days concerning this matter, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:

“If a person calls to your home, in plain clothes, identifying themselves as a Garda, we ask you to do the following.”

“Before allowing them access, ask them for their full name and rank and take note of this. Ask to see their Garda ID.”

“All Gardaí have an official ID badge which contains their name and photo; check that these match. You can also contact your local Garda Station, who can confirm the identity of the caller.”

“We would ask you to be extra vigilant with all callers to your home. Do not allow anyone you do not know access to your home.”

“You can contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044-9384000 or Athlone Garda Station on 090-6492600, 24 hours a day or 999 / 112 in an emergency,” the spokesperson concluded.

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