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David Drumm pleads not guilty to conspiring to defraud Anglo Irish Bank investors

david-drummDavid Drumm has pleaded NOT guilty to conspiring to defraud depositors and investors at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008. A jury is being sworn in for the trial of the former Chief Executive of the financial institution who lives in Skerries in Dublin. Jurors have been told not to serve if they’ve expressed public opinions […]

Investigation begins as woman’s body found in Letterkenny

The discovery of a woman’s body at a house in County Donegal is being investigated.
The woman in her fifties was found in New Brook Court in Letterkenny yesterday.
A post-mortem examination will be carried out by the state pathologist this evenin…

Public meeting to be held on Ballinasloe waste proposal

rubbishA campaign group has been formed in the Ballinasloe area in recent weeks to lobby against a proposed waste facility in the area. A waste permit is under review by Galway council to operate a facility close to the old landfill at Poolboy and local people fear it could present road safety and environmental concerns. […]

Roscommon is one of coldest places this morning

frost-pixabay-2017The Mount Dillon weather station near the Longford Roscommon border is the coldest place in the Shannonside region this morning with a recording of -6 degrees celcius. The two other stations in the country with a similar reading are at Athenry in Galway and Gurteen in Tipperary. According to the latest reports section on the […]

Full Capacity Protocol implemented at Portiuncula hospital

PortiunculaMembers of the public are being warned that the Emergency Department at Portiuncula hospital is extremely busy with significant numbers of patients waiting admission. A statement issued by the HSE this lunchtime says that the Full Capacity Protocol has been implemented and all efforts continue to be made to identify patients who are appropriate for […]

38-year-old Polish man charged with Cavan murder

stabA 38-year-old Polish man has been charged with the murder of Marek Swider in Cavan on New Years Eve. Tomaz Pazkiewicz with an address of Dublin Street, Ballyjamesduff appeared before Cavan District Court this morning. He had presented himself at Anglesea Street Garda Station in Cork city yesterday and was arrested. Mr Pazkiewick is charged with […]

Polish man to appear in court over Cavan murder

A 38-year-old Polish man will appear in Cavan District Court today charged with a murder in Ballyjamesduff (Photo: Google Maps)  A man will appear at Cavan District Court today over a murder in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Marek Swider was fatally hurt in a row over a card game at a house in Ballyjamesduff. The man’s being held in Bailieboro Garda station this morning.   A 38-year-old Polish man handed himself […]

Man killed following stabbing in Louth

StabbingA man has been killed in a stabbing in Dundalk in Co Louth. A number of people have been injured and one man has been arrested after the incident which happened just before 9 am this morning. Three scenes have been sealed off in Dundalk after a man died in a stabbing incident – Avenue […]

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