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Furore over transfer of addiction service to UHG psychiatric unit

The man who set up the then Western Health Board’s addiction counselling service 27 years ago says he fears its planned transfer to the psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway will signal the death knell of this vital service.

Impending nuptials save unintelligible man from jail

A man who was so drunk that his arresting gardaí couldn’t make out what he was trying to shout at them, was given 100 hours of community service in lieu of three months in prison this week (April 10).

Man who was found with drugs in Garda station is making progress

A man from Ballina was who was found in possession of €30 worth of drugs at Castlebar Garda Station was before Ballina District Court this week for a probation report. Judge Mary Devins said that the man seems to be “making some moves in the right direction”.

Man who stole from hospital now studying nursing

An intoxicated man who stole items from a hospital on his way home from a night out was before Castlebar District Court this week after the case was adjourned for sentencing.

Addiction support and counselling in Galway

ASC Galway is a new addiction support and counselling service for those who have, or think they might have, a problem with alcohol and/or drugs. In a time where more and more suffering alcoholics and addicts are seeking the help of overworked services which often have long waiting lists, ASC makes help available to those who wish to address their issues of substance abuse when they need and are ready for it.

Drunk man stole radio on way home

An intoxicated man who stole items from a hospital on his way home from a night out was before Castlebar District Court this week.

Patient sent explicit texts to his addiction counsellor

A mental health patient sent explicit and obscene text messages to his clinical nurse specialist, Ballina District Court heard on Tuesday.

Jail time for pilfering from vacant homes

A man who stole more than €4,000 worth of goods in just over a year has been given an 11 month jail sentence at Mullingar District Court.

Fisherman charged with stabbing warned to stop ‘codding the court’

A Connemara fisherman charged with stabbing a man during a drunken scuffle over two years ago was warned by a circuit court judge to stop “codding the court” and to take his alcohol difficulties seriously in order to avoid a jail sentence.

Crime Ring in probation limbo

Two heroin-addicted sisters, in court separately this week (April 14) on a number of different charges, were both remanded on continuing bail to April 28 and June 23 to ascertain if their claims of rehabilitation can be corroborated by the Welfare and Probation Service (WPS).

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