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Man found with cannabis given chance

A 41-year-old Knock man will avoid a conviction for possession of cannabis if he pays €150 to the Ceanacolo Community, a Knock based group that helps people suffering from addiction.

Drunk and abusive man to make charity payment

A Knockmore man may avoid a conviction for his drunken behaviour if he makes a €200 payment to the local hospice by February 10.

Man fined for no trailer lighting

A man who was driving a trailer without any lighting at 8pm on an April evening was lucky not to be facing dangerous driving charges, according to district court Judge Grainne O’Neill this week in Ballina Court.

Man was driving dangerously due to drug debt fears

Ballina District Court heard on Tuesday that a man who careened around a Ballina estate in a Nissan Micra in an attempt to avoid gardaí was only driving the car because he owed his passenger money for drugs.

Man jailed for ‘theft tour’ after hitting three Ballina shops

A 19-year-old Romanian man who has been ‘touring the country stealing from businesses’ was sentenced to three months in prison for three separate thefts at various Ballina outlets last October.

Two boys from Loughrea

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At the beginning of the last century, two boys grew up together in Loughrea. Socially they were far apart, but they were great friends. John Oliver was from a particularly poor background. His family lived in a tiny lean-to shack out on the Galway road on the edge of the town. His friend was Tom Wall, who lived in a comfortable house on Patrick Street. John enjoyed visiting their home.  His friend played with a band, The Saharas, and there was often music and fun in their house, shared by his brother Ray, and their attractive sister Cissie.

Father who tried to rob four premises in one day gets jail sentence

A Mayo father of two who tried to rob four premises in the one day, by handing staff a note telling them it was a raid, has received a four year sentence with the final 12 months suspended.

Gardaí concerned about man who smashed butcher’s windows

Judge Mary Devins is to decide today (Friday) what to do with a man who used a hammer to smash the windows of a Ballina butcher shop in the small hours of March 23 last, causing almost €4,000 worth of damage.

Tuam man went to buy heroin in Dublin flat when gardai raided it

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A Tuam man who was in a Dublin flat when gardaí raided it and caught another man bagging up heroin for street dealing has been remanded on bail pending sentence next February.

Caitlin and Dylan : At War and Peace

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In the closing two years of the war most Londoners thought that the worst of the bombing raids were over. Instead, for a brief and intense period, a more sinister chapter of death from the skies opened. Flying bombs, launched from occupied Europe, flew into London. They were pilotless and practically without sound, except for a wail as they descended. They terrorised a war-weary people.* Many, who had braved the previous raids, felt that this was a horror too far. They sought refuge in quieter rural areas.

 

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