5 Males Arrested With Links To Co. Tipp Organised Crime Group


Garda have tackled an organised crime group based in Tipperary that is suspected of involvement with a number of burglaries across the Southern region.

As part of Operation Thor, Gardaí attached to Tipperary and Limerick divisions with assistance from a number of a national units, made five arrests outside a premises in Bandon, Co. Cork on Friday, 21st January 2022.

The five arrested, all male, have now been charged.

They are set to appear before Bandon District Court in Cork this morning, Monday 24th January 2022. 

Operation Thor is a multi-strand approach to tackling burglaries with an emphasis on preventing the crime from happening in the first instance. 

Garda credit Operation THOR for the reduced  rate of winter burglaries, leading to a significant decline in property related crime since its introduction in 2015