Man charged with Bord na Móna burglary in Roscommon

A man is due to appear in court in Loughrea this afternoon after a break-in at the Bord na Móna premises at Cloontuskert in Roscommon yesterday.

The alarm was raised by a member of the public who noticed suspicious activity at the site shortly after 8 o’clock yesterday evening.

Machinery, tools and equipment for turf harvesting is stored at the site.

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A man was arrested at the scene when gardai arrived and he was later charged with burglary offences.