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Quarter of a million crimes committed by people on bail says Grealish

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Almost a quarter of a million crimes — from murder to public order breaches — have been committed by offenders out on bail for other charges over the past 10 years, leading a Galway TD to demand changes in the laws as to how such people are dealt with.

Claremorris woman pleads guilty to €60k theft from AIB accounts

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A 59-year-old woman with an address in Claremorris pleaded guilty yesterday to the theft of more that €60,000 from AIB accounts in Tuam.

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.

Swinford man pleads guilty to stabbing Dubs star Cooper

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A Mayoman was on crystal meth when he carried out a frenzied and unprovoked attack on Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper hours after attacking a taxi driver. Mark Lavelle (32) originally from Bollingbrook, Swinford but with an address at Basin Street, Dublin, was given a seven year sentence with the final two years suspended after he pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to the Dublin and Na Fianna footballer in the early hours of September 20, 2014 at Dorset Street Upper in Dublin. He also admitted to the assault causing harm to Thomas Smith at Kennelsfort Road Upper in Palmerstown at around 2am on the Saturday morning and to hijacking Mr Smith's car.

Elderly woman dies in Oughterard house fire

An elderly woman died after a fire broke out at her home in Oughterard yesterday afternoon (Wednesday). Gardai, three units of the local fire brigade and an ambulance attended the scene, after the alarm was raised by locals at about 12noon. 

FTA Ireland calls for clarity on truck taxation

The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) is calling on the Government to clarify details about articulated vehicle taxation following a Court of Appeal judgement last week that a trailer is not a separate taxable unit.

Searches resume in Carna thirty years after local woman disappears

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Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a Carna woman thirty years ago are currently carrying out planned searches in the area.

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).

Crime In The Country

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Tom Turley believes that rural crime is the single biggest topic that will dominate the agenda in the forthcoming election. The Eyrecourt farmer attended a meeting in Thurles a fortnight ago, which was organised by the Save our Communities organisation, to discuss the issue. The event, which was chaired by crime journalist Paul Williams and attended by 1,500 people, giving a snapshot of the depth of feeling, the anger, and the frustration that is out there among the terrorised population of rural Ireland.

 

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