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Man charged with possession of sawn-off shotgun

A 23-year-old Newcastle man charged with being in possession of a sawn-off shotgun at a house in the west of the city last year was granted bail at Galway District Court this week.

Relief for risk-takers will come from taking personal responsibility for actions

Apparently what we are seeing now in terms of house repossessions, company bankruptcies and one-time big business honchos being hauled before the courts for bad debts, is only the first wave in what is predicted to be a tsunami of personal financial horror stories. This is because up to now, as bad as things appeared on the outside, ducking and diving have actually been the two main activities keeping people going since the economic crisis began. What this means in real terms is that instead of facing up to debts as soon as they hit, many in trouble adopted the ‘head in the sand’ approach, shoving their problems deep under the rug that time forgot, never to be retrieved again unless under threat of a shotgun to the head.

Seminar on firearms legislation

Des Crofton, director of the National Association of Regional Game Councils (NARGC), has been invited by Belcarra Gun Club to address the hunting and shooting sports men and women of Mayo on the long-awaited Firearms Legislation Act, soon to be implemented by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, on Friday night September 19 in Belcarra Community Centre at 9pm.

Twelve years for would-be assassin

The champion weightlifter who destroyed a man’s hand with a point-blank shotgun blast has been jailed for 12 years.

Trial of Gort stand-off shooter begins

The jury in the trial of man who is alleged to have indiscriminately fired up to 48 live rounds of shotgun cartridges during a 21-hours stand-off has heard that gardai and members of the public had been in fear of their lives.

Gort man sentenced for twenty one hour siege

A 42-year-old man who held his “community up for ransom” by firing up to 48 shotgun rounds during a 21-hour seige in Gort has been sentenced to a total of five years in jail with the final year suspended.


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