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JURY IN TRIAL OF GALWAY CHRISTIAN BROTHER HEARS EVIDENCE

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Date Published: 16-Jul-2008

A jury in the trial of a Christian brother accused of sexually assaulting 6 boys at a Galway school in the 60s and 70s has been hearing evidence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

A now 50-year-old man is one of six former residents who claim they were sexually assaulted over a six year period by another brother.

The 72-year-old accused has pleaded NOT guilty to 35 counts of indecently assaulting the boys between 1967 and 1973 when they were residents at the school.

The jury has been given copies of letters, exchanged between a Christian Brother and the family of the boy who was lodged in a Galway residential school, after his father lost their family home to a neighbour in a game of cards.

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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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