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MID-MONAGHAN GARDA ALERT AS COPPER GANGS CUT PHONE LINES

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1 Jun 2012 Comments Off on MID-MONAGHAN GARDA ALERT AS COPPER GANGS CUT PHONE LINES

By Patsy McArdle A garda alert was sparked in the Mid-Monaghan border area last weekend after gangs involved in the stealing of copper cut telephone lines leaving some homes without a landline communications system. Gardai in the Cavan/Monaghan Division issued an appeal for any help which the public can give in tracking down the copper-wire thieves. The appeal was issued after more than 100 foot of Eircom cabling was stolen in the Tullyhattina area, near Castleblayney, close to the South Armagh border. “It is quite possible these thieves are operating from across the ...