former franciscan friar jailed for five years for indecent assault

Former Franciscan friar jailed for five years for indecent assault

By Stephen Bourke A former Franciscan friar who took a young boy out of a classroom and raped him at a nearby Church property has been jailed for five years for two counts of indecent assault. A jury found Joseph Keegan, (79) of Somerville Avenue,…

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high court says no to sandymount cycle path

High Court says no to Sandymount cycle path

The High Court has today decided not to allow a six-month trial of a new cycle path on Strand Road, Sandymount. Sandymount resident Peter Carvill of Serpentine Avenue, Tritonville and Claremont Roads group and local independent councillor Mannix Flynn, took Judicial Review proceedings against Dublin…

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Priest concerns water safety and security appeal

Preacher Naughton concerns water safety allure in the wake of numerous water tragedies in the last 7 days. In the lead as much as the August National holiday weekend break Preacher of State in the Department of Transportation, Hildegarde Naughton TD, has issued an attract…

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<aOwners' New Pilot Lock Scheme

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revenue seize drugs worth over e43000 in terenure

Revenue seize drugs worth over €43,000 in Terenure

Today as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized 281 grams of MDMA, 2,600 ecstasy tablets and five cannabis plants, with a combined estimated value of over €43,000, following a search, under warrant, of a property in the Terenure area. The seizure was…

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convicted rapist gets 16 years for campaign of harassment and death threats against barrister and rape victim

Convicted rapist gets 16 years for campaign of harassment and death threats against barrister and rape victim

By Stephen Bourke A convicted rapist has been sentenced to 16 further years in prison for a campaign of harassment and death threats directed at his victim and lawyers involved in his original trial – with the judge calling his actions an “unprecedented and deliberate”…

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basketball ireland announce paddy boyd as interim ceo

Basketball Ireland announce Paddy Boyd as interim CEO

Basketball Ireland has appointed Dun Laoghaire man Paddy Boyd as its interim CEO with immediate effect. Boyd is an experienced CEO with Irish National Governing Bodies, having also performed the role with Irish Sailing, Canoeing Ireland and the Camogie Association. Boyd will take up the…

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<aSandyford Town Advancement examination

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<aFire closes dining establishment before it can open

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use sandyford central bank land for universal public housing say activists

‘Use Sandyford Central Bank land For Universal Public Housing’ say activists

Éirígí activists yesterday unveiled a banner outside of the Central Bank facility in Sandyford calling for the site to be used for the construction of Universal Public Housing.  The group say the display was organised in response to recent media reports suggesting that either part,…

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