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21 October 2018 17:30 ’Maurice McCabe has done the state some service’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week. Father Jor McVeigh on the fear that a hard border with Northern Ireland will lead to violence. Cork camogie player Rena Buckley, speaking at the launch of the 20×20 campaign which aims to increase media coverage, participation and involvement in women’s sport, recalled an event where she was invited to present 1

20 October 2018 09:00 Boom-Boom Kennedy and the magic behind the Celtic Warrior gym

Garda Niall Kennedy will fight in Boston this weekend along with fellow Irish boxers Katie Taylor, Sean McComb and James Tennyson. Working night-shifts in the Gardaí with a one-year old at home surely can’t make it any easier. Add in the fact that his gym is over 100km away from his house and you start to wonder about how heavyweight Niall Kennedy musters 3

19 October 2018 19:17 Gardaí appeal for witnesses to accident that left teenager seriously injured

A teenage boy has been seriously injured in a traffic accident in Co. Laois. The accident happened on the M7 Motorway northbound at junction 17 on Monday at around 6pm. The 15-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a truck and taken to Tallaght Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses 1

19 October 2018 04:50 Burglar turned himself in after ‘Crimecall’

An image on RTÉ’s Crimecall prompted a Cork man to give himself up and confess to a burglary. Normally, the programme relies on public recognition of the culprit and contacting gardaí to offer an identification. However, Darren Coffey, aged 26, effectively put his hands up and admitted to being the man in the frame. Solicitor Eddie Burke disclosed he got a call from Coffey 1

18 October 2018 14:18 'Sheep stealer' the worst name-call in rural Ireland, court told

A solicitor has told a court that to be called a "sheep stealer" is the worst thing a farmer can be called in rural Ireland. Solicitor Patsy Gallagher was speaking at Falcarragh District in Co Donegal after his client had been charged with handling 35 stolen lambs. John McBride (47) of 11 Firmount pleaded guilty to a total of 35 sample charges 1

18 October 2018 13:23 Homeless mother of seven Margaret Cash in court for stealing €320 worth of Penneys clothes

A woman who made the headlines in August when she spent the night in the public office of Tallaght Garda Station was placed on a 12-month probation bond today by Tallaght court. Margaret Cash was due before Judge Patricia McNamara for a probation report. Cash, (28), Westpark Gate, Tallaght, had pleaded guilty to stealing clothing worth €321 from Penneys 2

18 October 2018 10:07 Woman due in court after drugs worth €600,000 seized in Tallaght

A woman who was arrested in connection with a drugs seizure worth almost €600,000 in west Dublin is due in court today. The woman in her twenties is expected to appear before Tallaght District Court this morning. The drugs were found during a search of a house yesterday in New Bancroft Place, Tallaght. Four kilos of heroin and half a kilo of cocaine

17 October 2018 20:38 Driver caught travelling 162km/h on M1 Donabate

If you’re caught speeding, you get a fixed charge fine of €80, together with 3 penalty points. GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN stopped a driver who was travelling 42km/h over the limit. The driver was detected travelling at 162km/h on the M1 Donabate, Dublin yesterday. The penalty for speeding is a fixed charge fine of €80, together with 3 penalty points. Penalty points

16 October 2018 17:26 Two assailants sought by gardaí after shooting in Clondalkin

A man in his 30s was injured in the shooting. GARDAÍ HAVE SAID that a shooting which took place on Sunday evening in Dublin is believed to have involved two assailants. The shooting took place at about 10.45pm at Chaplin’s Terrace in Clondalkin with a 30-year-old man taken to hospital after the incident. The injured man was taken by ambulance to Tallaght 1

16 October 2018 15:04 Court grants bail to Clare man who expresses regret over lashing out at speed van

A 30-year-old east Clare man has given an undertaking in court to stay away from GoSafe speed detection vans and GoSafe staff while on bail. At Kilrush District Court today, Shane Malone of Derronan, Derrainy, Whitegate appeared charged with causing criminal damage to a 16 D registered Go Safe van at Cregg, Whitegate on September 30 last. Mr Malone is charged