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County councillor warns of scam after receiving call from bogus 'Revenue' officer

by Una Sinnott

Alternative facts, fake news, and plain old lies

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We have certainly been spoilt for choice when it comes to aphorisms that sum up the challenges for contemporary politics, particularly when it comes to the role of the media.

Public being warned about the latest phone scam

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The public have been warned to be on the alert for a major phone scam that has been ongoing over the past while. The crooks involved are ringing people, who will hear distressed screaming or shouting in the background. The line then goes dead. If the number is called back, it can drain the victim's phone of top-up credit, or add a large fee to the phone bill.

Family comedy/magic show @ The Loft

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THE MAGIC Beard, the zany comedy and magic show for all the family, performed by Seska, comes to The Loft at Seven, Bridge Street, this Sunday at 2pm and 4pm.

Former Moldovan football prodigy taking part in Saturday’s Big Heart Santa Run Galway

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Former Moldovan football prodigy Masal Bugduv has spoken this week of his support for the Irish Heart Foundation’s Big Heart Santa Run, a 5km run or walk taking place on this Saturday December 1 in Salthill.

Fraudulent cheque scam accused faces four new charges

A 63-year-old Dublin man has been charged with four new charges in relation to fraudulent cheque incidents carried out in Galway city and county.

Man who tried to ‘hookwink’ elderly woman given suspended sentence

A Newcastle man who tried to “hoodwink” and intimidate a vulnerable 81-year-old woman by demanding payment of €700 for the cutting down of trees received an eight-month suspended sentence at Galway District Court this week.

Social welfare fraud targets on schedule

Claims by Deputy Michael Ring that social welfare fraudsters are “having a field day” have been disputed.

Michael Jackson tribute concert at Town Hall

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THE MICHAEL Jackson Tribute Concert makes its Galway debut at the Town Hall Theatre on Friday July 2 at 8pm.

Local accountant has case adjourned

The local accountant charged with multiple charges of fraud has had his case adjourned to the next sitting of Carlow Circuit Court in March.

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