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Theft and fraud trial for former Galway bank official and accountant

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A former ACC bank official and an accountant from Galway have both been sent forward for trial charged with theft and fraud offences.

The former ACC Bank relationship manager is 37 year old Aiden Corcoran of 64, Castan, Doughiska.

He’s charged with 25 counts of using falsified P60’s, payslips and bogus end of year accounts documents in the names of various people at ACC Bank, Moneenageisha between 2006 and 2008, knowing they were false, contrary to Section 25 of the Criminal Justice Theft and Fraud Offences Act 2001.

The 57 year old accountant is Gerard Carr, of Homefarm, Moycullen.

He’s charged with 48 similar counts of forging P60’s, payslips, End of Year Accounts, Sole Trader Accounts and Statements of Affairs, using company headed paper, knowing they were false, at Carr Business Management Services offices between 2004 and 2009.

On the application of Inspector Kevin Gately, Judge Aeneas McCarthy remanded both men on bail to appear before the next sitting of Galway Circuit Criminal Court for trial tomorrow week Tuesday, January 14th.

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New Mayor of Galway Collette Connolly aims to make Galway a more inclusive city for all citizens

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The new Mayor of Galway Collette Connolly is aiming to make Galway a more inclusive city for all citizens

The Independent councillor from City Central was elected in the last half hour through an established voting pact

Her district colleague and fellow Independent Mike Cubbard handed over his chains at the AGM of Galway City Council held in Leisureland

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Junior Heritage Minister to visit Connemara National Park

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Junior Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan will visit Connemara National Park tomorrow for a number of engagements.

Minister Noonan will visit the National Park Visitor Centre in Letterfrack at 11.30 tomorrow morning

He will meet the staff and then launch the Cladoir Sheep Conservation Project.

Cladoir, or ‘shore dweller’ sheep, were believed extinct in 1995, but the NPWS has worked with local farmers and Teagasc to regenerate the breed.

They have assembled 56 of the remaining Cladoir. The Minister will also view Tamworth Pigs and Irish Moiled cattle.

Connemara National Park receives over 200,000 visitors a year, and the Minister will also view proposed capital infrastructure projects, visit Newfoundland Wood, and view archaeological sites of importance.

Sean Cadden and Tom King, joint chairpersons of the Cladoir Sheep Preservation Committee, and Chief Archaeologist with the National Monuments Service Michael MacDonagh will accompany Minister Noonan

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New County Cathaoirleach Peter Keaveney says more council funding is key priority

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The new Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council Peter Keaveney says securing more funding for the local authority is a key priority for his year in office

The Ballinasloe area Fine Gael Councillor has just been elected, under an established voting pact, at the county council AGM being held in Glenamaddy this afternoon

He’ll succeed Athenry-Oranmore area Independent Councillor James Charity in the chair

Cathaoirleach Keaveney spoke to our reporter Paul Hyland just after his election – tune in on the hour to hear what he has to say

Meanwhile, a new Mayor of Galway will be elected later this afternoon, also through an established voting pact

Independent City Central Councillor Mike Cubbard, will hand over his chains of office at the AGM of Galway City Council being held in Leisureland this afternoon at 4.

It’s expected he’ll be succeeded in the role by his constituency colleague, Independent Councillor Collette Connolly.

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