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3 IN COURT OVER LACKAGH CEMETERY THEFT

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 06-Oct-2011

A man and woman and a 17-year-old boy have appeared in court in Galway charged with theft at Lackagh cemetery in Turloughmore last August.

35 year-old Marian Lingurar and his wife 30 year-old, Chrisa Rostas, with an address at a rented house in Loughgeorge Claregalway, are charged with handling statues and crosses which were stolen from the cemetery.

A 17 year old boy, who can’t be named for legal reasons, also appeared in court on the same charges.

More serious charges are expected to follow.

Judge Timothy Lucey refused bail and Lingurar is due to appear at Harristown Court tomorrow. [Fri]

His wife Chrisa Rostas and the youth have been remanded in custody to appear before Galway District court next Wednesday.

 

 

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Appeal for information following Portumna crash

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 08-May-2013

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle crash at the Portumna bridge this morning.

The road from Nenagh to Loughrea reopened shortly after 11 this morning following the completion of a technical exam.

Four men were travelling in a van when they hit the Portumna bridge around 6:30 this morning.

Gardaí, ambulance and two units of Portumna fire services rushed to the scene, and one of the men was taken to Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe.

He is being treated for head injuries, which have been described by Gardaí as serious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portumna Garda station on 09-097-42060

 

 

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President Higgins among GMIT’s first ever honorary fellowships

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 10-May-2013

GMIT is to honour seven outstanding individuals including President Michael D Higgins with Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony later this month.

It’s the first time in the 40 year history of the Institute the Governing Body of GMIT has decided to award honorary fellowships.

The GMIT Honorary Fellowships will be conferred at the g Hotel in the city this day two weeks Friday 24 May at 2.30pm in front of 200 invited guests.

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Galway commuters hold their breath as LRC intervenes in bus strike

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Galway commuters are holding their breath as there has been a potential breakthrough in the Bus Eireann dispute, as both sides have agreed to talks at the Labour Relations Commission.

The LRC intervened this afternoon, on day two of strike action that has seen 95 per cent of bus services disrupted across the country.

The LRC’s Director of Conciliation Services, Kevin Foley, says the National Bus and Rail Union and the company have agreed to meet for mediated talks at 8 this evening.

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