Policing services in Kilkenny remain unaffected by the Covid-19 crisis but the public are asked to phone local garda stations and not call in in person where possible.
Superintendent Derek Hughes confirmed to the Kilkenny People that policing services were unaffected by the Covid-19 crisis and added that contingency rostering has resulted in an immediate uplift of 25% in patrol availability.
"Business owners impacted by the crisis can be assured that An Garda Síochana will be vigilantly patrolling temporily closed businesses with a view to deterring opportunistic criminals, the Superintendent said adding that all oublic offices of Garda Stations remain open.
In an emergency always dial 999/112 - You should use this service if a crime or incident is happening now or if anyone is in immediate danger.
Non-emergency or general enquiries: For non-emergency or general enquiries, you contact your local Garda Station by Telephone and Email.
Contact details for all Garda stations and key offices are available at Garda Stations Directory: https://www.garda.ie/en/Contact-Us/Station-Directory/
You can report the theft of property (in certain circumstances) up to a value of €1000 online, please go to
In other circumstances contact An Garda Síochána and we will attend to you as soon as practicable.
If you need to renew a passport, a Passport Card, or apply for a Passport Card this service may be available using the Online Passport Renewal Service.
Other means of reporting information to An Garda Síochána
Garda Confidential Line – 1800 666 111
Traffic Watch - 1890 205 805
Crimestoppers Freefone - 1800 250 025
Bribery and Corruption Confidential Reporting Line - 1800 40 60 80
Information from the HSE on measures in Response to COVID-19 for the General Public can be found at:
The most current and up-to-date information from the HSE in relation to COVID-19 for the General Public can be found at: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/
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