Gardaí are appealing for information on the car break-ins.

Break-ins to cars in Silvermines

Gardaí in Nenagh are investigating a number of break-ins to three cars parked in Silvermines in the early hours of Monday morning.

Sergeant Delcan O' Carroll of Nenagh Garda Station said an investigation has been launched. Gardaí are appealing for information on a black BMW that was seen in the village around the time of the break-ins.

Separately, a male was arrested on the M7 outside Nenagh following a chase by gardaí on the motorway when a car failed to stop for officers in Limerick. The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning. A suspect was arrested at around 3am. A number of “suspect implements” were found in the vehicle he was driving and he is also expected to be charged in relation to alleged road traffic breaches that occurred during the chase from Limerick to Nenagh.

Meanwhile, a silver coloured Volkswagen van was stolen from Main Street, Moneygall, in the early hours of Wednesday last week. Sergeant O' Carroll asked anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time to make contact with the local station.

A case of criminal damage in the Cluain Muillean housing estate in Nenagh is being investigated after the wing mirror of a car was smashed on Saturday last.

Sergeant O' Carroll warned bicycle owners to be vigilant after a bike was stolen in Kenyon Street, Nenagh, on Monday. He said the owner had placed it against the wall and after returning in just a few minutes the bike was gone.

Cars were damaged in Garrykennedy last week and a number of vehicles burgled. The vehicles had been parked overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday.

A number of dogs were seized in Roscrea on Wednesday of last week after a farmer reported them worrying his sheep.

Also in Roscrea, two suspects were arrested on alleged breaches of public order in Chapel Lane on the same date. Possession of offensive weapons were also discovered following the arrests. A file is being prepared for the DPP.

Windows in a house at Brophy Terrace, Roscrea were broken in an incident in the early hours of Monday last.

To mark the centenary of the foundation of the force, gardaí are staging an Open Day in Nenagh Garda Station on this Sunday, September 25, from 1pm to 4pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

A historical display featuring 100 years of An Garda Síochána is being staged in Nenagh Library from next Monday to Thursday, September 26-29, from 10am to 4pm daily.