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Ballina man terrorised another into withdrawing cash from ATMs

An 18-year-old man who stole a mobile phone and then made the injured party withdraw €700 from various ATMs in order get the phone back, was before Ballina District Court on Tuesday where he was sentenced to St Patrick’s Institution for theft. The Ballina man was also jailed for using counterfeit notes.

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In the summer of 1940, following the fall of France to the Germans, thousands of young men enlisted in the Irish Army to defend their land against aggression, training at the Curragh and then being deployed to military barracks around the country.

"Be vigilant" - says Sergeant

Gardaí are advising the public to be more vigilant than ever for thieves, burglars, intruders, and conmen in the run up to Christmas.

Judge Neilan questions solicitors over exemption orders

In 10 years not one Mullingar solicitor has picked up a special exemption order granted by the court.

Skilled fraudster dupes woman - court hears

A car has been returned to a Mullingar company after it was fraudulently “bought” on behalf of a Cork woman.

Higgins welcomes decision to re-appoint gardaí to Ireland West Airport

Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins has welcomed the decision by the Garda Commissioner to replace the two retired members of the force who carried out immigration duties at Ireland West Airport Knock. In his letter to Mr Higgins, the chief superintendent personal assistant to the Garda Commissioner states “in light of the retirement of two members of the Immigration Unit at Ireland West Airport on April 20 and May 8 2009, the Divisional Officer, in consultation with Detective Chief Superintendent Garda National Immigration Bureau and senior management at Ireland West Airport, conducted an extensive examination of resource deployment. The outcome of this process has led the Divisional Officer to advertise two new positions at the Immigration Unit with interviews for same scheduled for mid-November 2009.

Shell to Sea campaigner convicted for gas pipeline protests

The Shell to Sea campaign has suffered a blow as one of its leading activists was found guilty of two separate public order offences committed while protesting against the gas pipeline.

Shell to Sea protesters jailed

Three Shell to Sea protesters who were involved in a protest in September 2008, while taking part in a vehicle protest throughout the Erris area in support of Maura Harrington’s hunger strike, blocked in and surrounded an unmarked Garda car, were each sentenced to six months in jail after they refused to undertake community service.


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