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MAN DIES IN SALTHILL INCIDENT

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 01-Aug-2011

A major investigation is underway by Gardai in Salthill, and a woman has been arrested, following the death of a man in an apartment there late last night.(Sunday)

It is believed the man, who was in his early 50’s was stabbed.

Gardai were called to an apartment in upper Salthill at approximately 10.30 last night (Sunday).

They found a man in a collapsed state, and even though medical assistance was rendered, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman, who is in her 30’s, was arrested at the scene and she is being detained at Mill Street Garda Station under Section Four of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The scene is being preserved as investigations continue this morning, under Superintendent Noel Kelly, of Salthill Garda Station.

A technical team from Garda Head Quarters in Dublin is on route to the scene in Salthill this morning and an incident room has been set up at Mill Street Garda Station.

The body of the man is still at the scene and the State Pathologist is due to carry out a post mortem later today.

 

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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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