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Roofer has sentence suspended for transporting cocaine

A Kilkenny roofer who transported cocaine valued at more than €200,000 in order to repay a drugs debt has been given a seven year suspended sentence.

Tuam footballer sues surgeon over alleged misdiagnosis which he feels forced him to quit game

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A young Gaelic footballer from Co Galway who quit the game due to a knee injury suffered 10 years ago that has not healed, has claimed before the High Court the nature of his injury was initially misdiagnosed.

Marist College mourns its greatest old boy as Brian Lenihan is laid to rest

Former Retreat Road resident and Marist past pupil Brian Lenihan, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer last Friday after an 18-month battle while carrying out his duties as Minister for Finance, was buried this week at St David’s cemetery in Kilsallaghan, north county Dublin, amid a tsunami of tributes from a grateful nation.

Fraud conviction against Galway councillor quashed

A conviction against Galway County Councillor Michael Fahy for obtaining €7,000 from the local authority by false pretences was quashed by the Court of Criminal Appeal earlier this week.

€4.5 million settlement for Newcastle man

A High Court judge has approved a €4.5 million settlement for a man who is severely brain damaged after suffering viral encephalitis as a result of a viral infection, herpes simplex.

Garda sergeant sues State over Aran transfer difficulties

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A Garda sergeant is suing the Garda Commissioner and the State for more than €32,000 expenses as a result of the difficulties he encountered during his transfer to the Aran Islands.

Organ donor decline leave hopeful recipient waiting

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It’s a troubling irony that while medical science and surgical techniques have never been so advanced, hundreds of people remain waiting in desperation on an ever-growing transplant list, as the number of card-carrying organ donors in Ireland declines.

High Court grants repossession order to family of eight

A High Court judge has granted a house repossession order against a Kilkenny couple who have six children.

Angry mother expresses horror over short sentence for death driver

The mother of a four-year-old boy killed when a disqualified driver ploughed into him on a Westmeath road says she is horrified his four month prison sentence has been remitted.

Mayo student fined for serious obstruction of gardaí

A young Mayo student, who claimed he had been attacked and left fearing for his life during a series of blows from Galway gardaí, has succeeded in contesting the assault charge against him; however, he was convicted and fined a total of €800 this week for the serious obstruction of a garda and for being intoxicated and extremely abusive.


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