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GARDAI SEEK SECOND MAN IN GLENAMADDY MURDER INVESTIGATION

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Date Published: 26-Jul-2011

The investigation into the murder of a Latvian man living in Glenamaddy town is continuing following today’s further custody remand of a man charged with withholding information

It’s understood that Gardai are seeking a second man in connection with the murder of 30 year old Juris Buls

His body was found in a wooded area near the village of Creggs last Saturday.

35 year old Latvian national Sergejs Kraus of 12 Dudley Heights, Glenamaddy appeared before Judge Geoffrey Browne at Tuam District Court today.

He’s charged with withholding information in the connection with the murder and was remanded in continuing custody to appear before Harristown District Court on Friday week August 5th.

Gardai will only say that their investigation into Mr Buls murder is continuing but it’s understood that they are seeking another man as part of their enquiries.

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Retail industry trade body welcomes B&Q announcement

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

Retail Excellence Ireland, the country’s largest retail industry trade body, has welcomed the news that 60 jobs have been saved at the city branch of B&Q.

It’s after the home improvements store successfully exited examinership.

Under the scheme, 2.4 million euro is to be invested by parent company Kingfisher plc, and B and Q will continue to trade at eight stores

This means 640 jobs have been saved nationwide, including 60 at the outlet in Knocknacarra.

However, David Fitzsimons of Retail Excellence Ireland says landlords need to be willing to help out smaller retailers too.

 

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Foundation reports nine Galway heart deaths each week

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Date Published: 09-May-2013

Nine people die in Galway every week from heart disease and stroke.

That’s according to the Irish Heart Foundation, which is launching its Happy Hearts Appeal today. (9/5)

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, launched the appeal today to help raise funds for the charity, which has seen increasing demand on its patient services.

The Foundation says it needs to raise at least half a million euro to maintain existing information services.

 

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Call to tackle delays at Oranmore rail crossing

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Concerns have been raised over traffic delays at the railway crossing in Oranmore.

Councillor Jim Cuddy says he has received many representations from local motorists who have been experiencing extended delays.

He says the closed barrier can sometimes cause a traffic tailback as far as the roundabout near the Maldron hotel.

Cllr Cuddy has brought the matter to the attention of Iarnrod Eireann and has asked for an explanation as to why the crossing is closed for so long.

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