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Cinema review: Kill the Messenger

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KILL THE Messenger is the remarkable story of how a reporter from the tiny San Jose Mercury News managed to scoop The Washington Post and the New York Times to one the CIA’s biggest controversies of the 1990s.

Cop wrestler must find a grand in a fortnight

A man who wrestled a squad car driver from the vehicle after the gardaí had arrested his drunken girlfriend for her own safety, was told to provide €1,000 in compensation within two weeks or face conviction.

New York indie-rock Renaissance man

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HE GREW up in a counterculture atmosphere in New York’s Lower East Side, surrounded by music, comic books, and alternative ways of looking at the world. He is Jeffrey Lewis - singer, songwriter, lyricist, artist, storyteller, and comic book creator.

There’s nothing like the filthy lucre

When we were growing up, we never thought that people like the county council employee or the teacher or the guard ever cared about the filthy lucre. They were people who did the job cos it was part of what they were. In our minds, they were the salt of the earth, who came to their jobs because they had a calling, a sort of vocation brought to them on the road to Damascus, when they were struck by a strong light and told by a booming voice “Son, your future is in forward planning and Section Fours. Now go forth.” Young gardai then were not reared on diets of CSI and Midsomer Murders. No, they were hewn from Connemara rock, with necks like a jockey’s b.. ahem, like a jockey, and with a chest that ensured the silver insignia on their shoulders sat two yards apart. Teachers were normally the lucky ones in a family who would have the good luck to have had a grandmother or an aunt wealthy enough to send just one of them to third level while the rest stayed at home, fought over the farms and descended into a lifetime of alcoholism and inappropriate thoughts.

What was the point of the Moriarty Tribunal anyway?

A motion calling on Independent TD Michael Lowry to voluntarily resign his membership of Dáil Éireann has been passed without a vote. However, the obstinate North Tipperary TD has said he will continue to serve his constituents. He remains adamant that he is not a criminal, despite the findings of the Moriarty Tribunal.

‘Drug dealer’ sent to jail

A 23-year-old apprentice electrician was sentenced to five months in jail on Wednesday for being a “drug dealer”.

Man gets mother’s house raided

A drug dealer whose behaviour prompted a Garda raid on his mother’s house during her birthday, had a jail term postponed until at least May 5 to allow the Welfare and Probation Service (WPS) prepare a pre-sentence report on his addiction treatment.

Former Tuam drug dealer must reduce his intake of methadone

A former Tuam drug dealer and heroin addict, who was caught with almost €25,000 worth of drugs in his car and at his apartment last year, has been given until November by a circuit court judge to reduce his intake of methadone before a prison sentence is imposed.

Laughable, loveable loosers

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When lazy process server Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) witnesses a drug-related murder between a crooked cop and a dangerous drug lord, he and his drug dealer Saul (James Franco) have to go on the run. Dale panicked at the crime scene and dumped his joint of a rare new weed called Pineapple express, which was then traced back to Saul. The two fugitives quickly flee with the cop and his accomplice hot on their trail.

Criminal Assets Bureau permitted to sell Galway home

A Galway criminal has had the dubious honour of being the first person to have a Galway home seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

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