Property-marking event in Ballymote mart on Saturday 8th of December

An effort to combat rural theft will take place in Ballymote, Co Sligo, on Saturday the 8th of December.

Sligo County Council and An Garda Siochana will host a property security marking event from 11am to 3pm at the Aurivo Mart car park in the town.

The Telesis Property Marking unit will engrave owners’ Eircode on to their items, which will provide traceability if the item being stolen and recovered.

Local Fine Gael Councillor and vice Chair of the Joint Policing committee, Dara Mulvey is urging as many people as possible to attend the event with their items to be marked.