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Five year disqualification for driver who knocked down elderly man

A 20 year old Dunmore man who knocked down an elderly man in Cloonfad and kept going only to crash into the back of another car 150 meters up the road was banned from driving for five years at Ballyhaunis District Court this week.

Paiche’s killer still on run as Gardai make new appeal for help

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for public assistance in relation to the murder of 25 year old Paiche Onyemaechi Unyolo from Malawi, whose headless body was discovered in south Kilkenny some five years ago this week.

The priests were on the ball...

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Nothing more symbolised the relationship between the Irish Catholic Church and the GAA than the formalities in the lead up to an All Ireland final in Croke Park. To the musical accompaniment of the Artane Boys band, there was the parade of the players, then a rousing version of the national anthem, followed by Faith of our Fathers, and then the sight of a bishop throwing in the ball to begin the game.

Saving old buildings with new ideas

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When it comes to planning applications in Galway, whether it is for a new building, or the renovation of an old building, modernisation or improvement, there are two strands of thought that can affect the decision from the local authority. I may not have all the technical jargon, but I understand that one side of the argument insists that pretty well every building that is a few generations old should be preserved. Any additional building must use the same or similar materials so that the addition appears to be a seamless add on.

Diocese of Achonry changes announced

Bishop Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, has announced diocesan changes for the Diocese of Achonry. The Catholic population of the Diocese of Achonry is 34,630 with 23 parishes and 47 churches. The following are the changes:


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