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Kilbeggan man fined for bouncing cheques

A Kilbeggan man has been fined €1,000 for bouncing cheques.

Local reaction to Budget 2010

Budget 2010 was claimed to be the toughest one ever and now that it is done and dusted, was it as bad as we were expecting? Many proposals were leaked in advance to prepare the public for what to expect, with the major emphasis on cost cutting as distinct from the usual focus on tax-raising measures. Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan announced on Wednesday evening that there would be a reduction in the rate of excise duty on alcohol, and a reduced rate on VAT. The latter is now 21 per cent down from 21.5 per cent. This is what some of the local business people who will be affected by this change had to say:

‘Angels from heaven’ swindle nearly €390,000 from elderly lady

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An elderly lady has been left financially ruined and fearful after being befriended, deceived, and cruelly swindled out of nearly €390,000 from her savings, the Galway Circuit Court heard this week.

You’re nicked —Apprentice seen kicking man in head, court told

A young man was tackled to the ground by a quick thinking garda who then gave immediate medical assistance to the victim who was left bleeding from the face after being kicked twice in the head.

Man jailed nine months for cheque deception and theft

A man charged with numerous counts of deception by tendering bounced cheques and theft with total value of more than €3,600 has been jailed for nine months.

 

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