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Two members of the Gardai overlook an event at Heuston station, Dublin. Justice Minister Michael McDowell has announced that Garda overtime is to be doubled during the Christmas period. Gardai will mount high visibility operations to prevent burglaries, public order offences and road deaths. Mr McDowell said the 4 million euro ( 2.8m) allocation would fund 140,000 hours in additional Garda overtime.

Two members of the Gardai overlook an event at Heuston station, Dublin. Justice Minister Michael McDowell has announced that Garda overtime is to be doubled during the Christmas period. Gardai will mount high visibility operations to prevent burglaries, public order offences and road deaths. Mr McDowell said the 4 million euro ( 2.8m) allocation would fund 140,000 hours in additional Garda overtime.

Two members of the Gardai overlook an event at Heuston station, Dublin. Justice Minister Michael McDowell has announced that Garda overtime is to be doubled during the Christmas period. Gardai will mount high visibility operations to prevent burglaries, public order offences and road deaths. Mr McDowell said the 4 million euro ( 2.8m) allocation would fund 140,000 hours in additional Garda overtime.

Gardai have appealed for help to identify the body of a man found washed up on a beach in Co Galway.

The body was found on the beach at Tra Dhireain Huston in Lettermullen on Thursday.

Officers said it may have been in the water for a number of days.

The dead man is described as being around 6ft 2in with a medium to strong build.

He was wearing a Ralph Lauren dark blue and white check shirt, blue jeans and Nike grey and blue running shoes.

The body was removed to the University Hospital Galway for a full post mortem examination.

Anyone who may know the person is asked to contact the Gardai at Salthill 091-514720 or the Garda Confidential line 1-800-666-111.

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