Galway Bay fm newsroom – A 53-year-old Polish national is due before the courts next week in relation to theft from charity poor boxes in Loughrea.
The man, who had been living outside Galway city, was initially arrested at St. Brigid’s in Portumna last Tuesday on suspicion of theft but was later released.
However, today (6/2) he was charged under the Criminal Justice Act with theft from the poor boxes at St. Brendan’s Cathedral Loughrea on January 19th.
He was released on garda station bail and will appear before Loughrea District Court next Wednesday February 12th.
187 new COVID-19 cases in Galway, 3498 nationally and 50 further deaths
There has been a total of 2,536 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 1,576 are men / 1,906 are women
- 54% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 42 years old
|County||Today’s cases (to midnight 14Jan2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (to 14Jan2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (to 14Jan2021)|
The 7 day incidence rate is 644.7
The 5 day moving average is 3,804
Galway to be one of the first places in the country to get Moderna vaccine
They will be used to vaccinate GP teams
He revealed the information in a tweet this afternoon.
Kevin Connolly is former chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.
He says the Pfizer vaccine is as effective when the second dose is added after 28 days
Meanwhile, it’s emerged Pfizer Bio-N-Tech may be slowing down production of its Covid-19 vaccine.
It is unclear whether this will affect Ireland’s allocation of doses.
It’s not yet known the effect of this on Ireland’s supply.
Average age of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Galway remains lowest nationwide
However, the age profile has increased significantly in recent weeks.
Shortly before Christmas, the average age of confirmed cases in Galway was just 26.