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A man accused of robbing nearly €25,000 from a shop at University Hospital Galway has been sent forward for trial.
The saga surrounding attempts to extort money from Cllr Michael Fahy took another bizarre turn this week when it emerged that a local businessman had offered Cllr Fahy a bribe in exchange for dropping his complaint against a man who was convicted of attempted theft in Galway Circuit Court last week.
A 69-year-old city man has received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to attempting to extort €5,000 from Cllr Michael Fahy by claiming he had information that would clear the Ardrahan councillor of fraud charges.
Top officials at the Galway County Council were at odds with each other on how to deal with the findings of an internal investigation into “irregularities’ regarding invoices submitted by a councillor for works carried out during a Community Involvement Scheme in Ardrahan in south Galway in 2003, it emerged at Galway Circuit Criminal Court yesterday.
A parish priest and his parishioners thanked a county councillor at Sunday Mass for a €3,000 contribution he made to their Lourdes Pilgrimage Fund, unaware that the money was part of a penalty imposed over allegations of fraud and false accounting.
Right now June 5 might not be a date that means much to people – but we can be sure that once it (or alternatively Thursday June 4) is announced as the date for the local and European elections people will pencil it in their diary as a date to look forward to.
The PDs may be about to be swallowed up into the bowels of Fianna Fáil, but if this happens, they will guarantee the Soldiers of Destiny the right to control the Galway County Council after the 2009 Local Elections.
Over the decades in which Michael Fahy has been the institution he is in Galway politics, one feature of the election counts in which he was centre stage was the presence of his mother May.