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Two charged following separate drugs seizures

Two people are due to appear in court in Galway next month to answer charges under the Misuse of Drugs Acts following two separate seizures in the city in recent days.

EU crackdown on driver traffic offences abroad

Drivers will be punished for traffic offences they commit abroad, including the four "big killers" causing 75 per cent of road fatalities - speeding, breaking traffic lights, failure to use seatbelts, and drink driving - following a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday.

Westport man found with cannabis

A 23-year-old man who threw a bag of cannabis on the ground while he was being searched for drugs, was convicted at Castlebar District Court this week.

Man drove from court in car containing heroin

A man with 78 previous convictions had been caught ferrying drugs valued at €1,500, wrapped and ready for sale, to Galway city just hours after appearing before a court in Castlerea.

Local woman gets date for manslaughter trial

The woman charged in connection with the unlawful death of Lillian (Lily) Scanlon at her home in Valley Court, Athlone over two years ago, was served with a book of evidence in the District Court this week (October 13) and given a date for trial on November 30.

Bench warrant after defendant is a no-show

“I think I may well be on my own,” solicitor Patricia Cronin told Mullingar District Court, when her client who faces serious drugs charges was not in court.

Some 35 defendants due in court over threatening behaviour and possesion of weapons

Some 37 witnesses and 35 defendants will be before the court if a special sitting is arranged to deal with an incident involving Nevin, Dinnegan, and McDonagh family members.

Ban on head shop substances too little too late — Barrett

The proposal by the Government to ban a range of substances sold in head shops by the end of June is too little too late, according to Labour councillor Harry Barrett.

Double assault accused sent for trial

A Newcastle man accused of assaulting two men in the city centre has been sent forward for trial.

Puppy row killing gets nine-year sentence for pregnant city woman

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An eight-months-pregnant Galway woman who stabbed her neighbour to death in a row over a puppy has been jailed for nine years at the Central Criminal Court.


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