oil rig engineer avoids jail for attack on garda

Oil rig engineer avoids jail for attack on garda

By Brion Hoban An oil rig engineer who attacked a garda responding to an assault on a taxi-driver has received a fully suspended sentence. Graham Foran (35) punched the garda several times in the face before falling on top of him during a struggle as…

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elderly football champion final joy for kilmacud

Elderly Football Champion Final: Joy for Kilmacud

Kilmacud Crokes 1-7 St Jude’s 1-6 KILMACUD CROKES secured the second half of a well-known hurling and also football double last Sunday as they originated from behind late on to snatch the title far from a ruined St Jude’s. The Tymon North club had actually…

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concern responding to somalia drought emergency where its feared people could starve to death

Concern responding to Somalia drought emergency where it’s feared people could starve to death

Concern Worldwide is responding to an urgent drought emergency in Somalia where it is feared families could starve to death. The Irish humanitarian organisation is bringing water trucks and other aid to communities that have seen little or no rain over the last three rainy…

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witness appeal incident at a premises on grafton street november 18

Witness Appeal – Incident at a premises on Grafton Street – November 18

Gardaí in Pearse Street are appealing for witnesses following an incident at a business premises on Grafton Street in Dublin on Thursday, November 18. The incident occurred at approximately 4pm when a man, who was not wearing a face covering inside the store, became abusive…

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murder mutiny and the muglins

Murder, Mutiny and the Muglins

DALKEY resident Des Burke-Kennedy has released his self-published new book as we approach the November 1765 anniversary of a tragic saga which claimed the lives of eight innocent people. He recently laid three wreaths in memory of Captain George Glas, his wife Isobell and their…

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residents must be consulted on lucan projects says councillor

Residents must be consulted on Lucan projects, says councillor

The recently announced works that aim to improve Lucan village and turn it into a “Destination Town” have been welcomed by Sinn Fein councillor Derren Ó Brádaigh but says that local residents and businesses must be consulted before the project can begin. The Lucan-Palmerstown representative…

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attacked man who had flooded the flat above

Attacked man who had flooded the flat above

By Brion Hoban A man who used an iron bar to strike another man who had caused water damage to his apartment has received a fully suspended sentence. Paul Murray (41) struck Josh Byrne (29) in the head with an iron bar while he was…

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<aSocial Hurling: Event set for South Dublin in April

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men jailed after e200000 drugs bust

Men jailed after €200,000 drugs bust

By Declan Brennan Two men have been jailed after gardaí caught them with over €200,000 worth of drugs during a raid on a flat. Lawyers for Donegal man Ronan McCallig (53) said that he got involved in the operation after losing his job in construction…

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rugby highfield power past wesley in ail 1b clash

RUGBY- Highfield power past Wesley in AIL 1B clash

Cork side Highfield showed too solid for Dublin’s Old Wesley in the AIL last weekend as they emerged 20-7 victors in an eagerly-awaited top of the table clash. Highfield led 3-0 after the initial half, as well as were out of the blocks early for…

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