Galway Bay fm newsroom – Sentencing has been adjourned in the case of a man and a woman who assaulted an NUI Galway student.
20 year old Andrew Dolan from Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim received fatal injuries during an assault on Pearse Street in Mullingar on December 23rd 2011.
He died in Beaumont Hospital nine days later.
21 year old Jessica Hughes of Greenfield Heights, Rathwire, Killucan, Co Westmeath and 24 year old Patrick Daly of Mulphedder, Clonard, Co Meath were acquitted of Andrew Dolan’s manslaughter in January.
The jury however found Patrick Daly guilty of assault causing harm, and Jessica Hughes guilty on a lesser charge of assault.
Another man, 22 year old Patrick Farrell of Cornamuckla, Broadford, Co Kildare admitted manslaughter and received a three and a half year prison sentence last July.
Judge Anthony Hunt adjourned the sentencing until May 12th at Mullingar Circuit Court.
26 new cases in Galway, 1372 nationally and 7 further deaths
All of these deaths occurred in January.
The median age of those who died is 77 years and the age range is 43-94 years.
There has been a total of 2,977 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 616 are men / 751 are women
- 56% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 41 years old
- 7 Day Incidence is 296.3
- 5-day moving average is 1,926
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Increase in Pandemic Unemployment Payment recipients across Galway
While the figure for Galway stands at 20 percent.
Standard of infrastructure at UHG creating challenges with COVID-19 outbreaks in wards
360 staff are absent having either contracted the virus or being identified as close contacts.
There are 8 COVID-19 patients at Portiuncula hospital with 4 in ICU and 23 staff absent.