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“Carcinogenic” conflict and “brazen criminality” in Mullingar

“The adolescent version of where the broader trouble stems from” is how Kenneth Fogarty SC described the background to the assault on Jason Dinnegan almost three years ago.

Kilkenny-native Dunlop will give State evidence against dodgy politicians

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KILKENNY native and former Government Press secretary, lobbyist and Kilkenny native Frank Dunlop is set to give State evidence if corrupt politicians come before the court.

Man faces sentence for possessing a shotgun

A Ballinasloe man faces the activation of a four year suspended sentence for possession of a shotgun after being found with a flick knife just seven months later.

Galway gunman turned Athlone knifeman

A Galway man faces activation of a four year suspended sentence for possession of a shotgun because of a subsequent conviction for having a flick knife in Athlone.

Rapist claims to have ‘no recollection’ of offence

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A Lithuanian has been jailed for six years for the oral rape of a German woman in Galway city almost four years ago.

High Court approves €12m takeover of Sweeney Oil

Castlebar Oil Company Ltd and Sweeney Oil, which trades under the name Fate Park Ltd, is to be taken over following a High Court ruling which will see the survival of 105 jobs at the west’s largest oil distribution company.

Judge lashes Council for attempted eviction

A judge lambasted the local council this week (September 4) for pursuing an eviction against a mother of four over arrears in the present economic climate when “€90 billion of taxpayers money is being used to bail out those who fly in helicopters and bathe in sunlight”.

Medical misadventure ruling in hospital death

The husband of 38-year-old woman who died after giving birth to their second child told reporters outside the steps of Castlebar Court House last Monday, “Two years ago was supposed to be Evelyn’s day, but this is Evelyn’s real day. The last two years have been difficult but we knew what happened and that eventually the truth would come out.” Mr Padraig Flanagan was speaking after the coroner’s inquest into the death of his wife Evelyn Flanagan (38) of Hollyhill, Ballyheane, Castlebar, on October 19, 2007 found that the cause of her death was “medical misadventure” following evidence from two independent witness from the UK, which was given at the inquest.

Judge dismisses taxi regulator case

Judge John Neilan has declined to convict a man of driving a taxi without a PSV licence.


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