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Mayo man serving life sentence for murdering his mother gets two and a half year sentence for throwing boiling water at a prison officer

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A Mayo man serving a life sentence for murdering his mother has been given a two and a half year sentence for throwing boiling water at a prison officer. The court heard Celyn Eadon (24) has sustained irreversible organic brain damage due to drug abuse in his teens. He was convicted last year of stabbing his mother to death in 2011 while in a drug induced psychosis. The attack on the prison officer, which was captured on CCTV, was one of a series of violent incidents which occurred around the time Eadon was moved from the Central Mental Hospital (CMH) to Mountjoy following his murder conviction.

SCCUL entrepreneurs to feel the heat of the dragon’s flame

Serial entrepreneur and long standing RTE Dragon, Gavin Duffy has been announced as the ‘celebrity’ judge for the 2016 SCCUL Enterprise Awards.  

NUI Galway law lecturer publishes report on clinical legal education

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Dr Bryan McMahon, retired Judge of the High Court and former part-time Professor of Law at NUI Galway, recently launched a new report, Clinical Legal Education in Ireland: Progress and Potential. The report was written by Larry Donnelly, Lecturer and Director of Clinical Legal Education in NUI Galway’s School of Law, and was commissioned by the Dublin-based Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd (FLAC) and Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA).

Local family secure €60,000 in damages after son was removed by gardaí

An Athlone-based Roma family whose two-year-old blond son was removed by gardaí, in what their lawyer described as a case of “hysterical” and “overzealous” policing, has secured €60,000 damages under a settlement of their legal action.

Ways of looking with author Colum McCann

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COLUM MCCANN, one of Ireland’s finest writers, will read from his new book, Thirteen Ways Of Looking, at an event tomorrow evening [Friday October 9], organised by Cúirt International Festival of Literature and An Taibhdhearc Theatre.

Colum McCann to read at An Taibhdhearc

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COLUM MNCANN, the Irish author of such acclaimed works as Let The Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, will be in Galway this week to read from his new novel, Thirteen Ways Of Looking.

‘I was never interested in performing’

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ONE OF the highlights of the upcoming Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway is The Simpsons Backstage Tour presented by series writer/producer Mike Reiss, which will take audiences inside the lives of Springfield’s first family, revealing secret trivia of the show, insane dealings with network censors, and lots of juicy gossip about celebrity guest stars.

Judge adjourns court amidst chaotic scences

A District Court judge adjourned a sitting in Castlebar on Wednesday amid chaotic scenes after members of the group Integrity Ireland tried to place the presiding Judge Kevin Kilrane under 'citizen's arrest'.

Landowner disgusted with continuing saga over plans for Connemara road 

A Connemara based landowner says enough his enough as his land continues to be frozen  for the proposed  proposed route options for the R336 between Barna and Rossaveel and onto Scriob, leaving landowners in limbo.

 

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