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22 February 2018 00:00 Homeless man caught with €12,000 in cash by CAB

A presumed homeless man staying in a hotel at the expense of the State was found with €12,000 in cash and a further €140,000 in a bank account when he was targeted in a planned operation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. The 39-year-old was targeted as part of an investigation into a criminal gang involved in burglary, theft of plant machinery, and defrauding 4

21 February 2018 22:16 Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING THE murder of a man who was killed in front of his family in Belfast last week have arrested a 34-year-old man. The man was arrested in the Poleglass area of West Belfast under the Terrorism Act earlier today. Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child Tuesday, 27 February 4

21 February 2018 13:23 Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau

A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today. THE CRIMINAL ASSETS Bureau (CAB) has seized a number of assets while carrying out searches in Wicklow and Dublin. CAB – assisted by local gardaí, the Garda Emergency Response Unit, the Garda Region Support Unit and the Garda Public Order Unit – conducted a search in the Bray and Newtownmountkennedy 9

21 February 2018 08:51 Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking. REGULARLY DRINKING ALCOHOL can increase a person’s risk of developing dementia, according to new research. A study of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France found that alcohol-related disorders are the most important preventable risk factors 9

21 February 2018 07:56 'We're failing children': One in seven kids lost to homelessness, poverty or neglect

Barnardos wants €250 million to be invested in public services to help children in need. ONE IN SEVEN children in Ireland is lost to homelessness, poverty or neglect, according to children’s charity Barnardos. A new campaign, Lost Childhood, highlights the ways in which children can be forgotten about or neglected. Barnardos wants €250 million to be invested 7

20 February 2018 20:35 Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial

Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. GRAHAM DWYER WANTS the High Court to strike down provisions of the law that allowed data from mobile phones to be used by prosecutors as evidence during his trial for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Dwyer (45) was sentenced to life imprisonment in April 2015 after a jury at the Central 10

20 February 2018 00:00 Kinsale takes ambitious step to eliminate single-use plastic

The community initiative launched in Kinsale, Co Cork, aims to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling rates as part of an ambitious drive to eliminate single-use. The brainchild of archaeologist Madeleine Murray and environmental scientist Tara Shine, the Plastic Free Kinsale project will host its first public event, a recycling workshop 8

19 February 2018 16:53 Graham Dwyer's case against the State argues his phone data should not have been collected

Dwyer was convicted of the 2012 murder of Elaine O’Hara. CONVICTED MURDERER GRAHAM Dwyer’s High Court challenge against the Garda Commissioner and the State over the use of mobile phone records during his trial is due to commence tomorrow. Dwyer was charged in October 2013 with the murder of Elaine O’Hara and was convicted by a jury following a lengthy 7

17 February 2018 21:00 Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue on until 4 March and see events taking place across Ireland. FREE DUMPLINGS WERE being dished out to the public on Friday in Dublin as Chinese New Year Celebrations got underway. This year, the celebrations welcome in the Year of the Dog. The day was hosted by Asia Market which had stalls that taught you how to make your own dumplings 4

17 February 2018 17:16 Ukip members vote to remove scandal-hit leader Henry Bolton

Members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%). MEMBERS OF BRITAIN’S Ukip party have voted to remove party leader Henry Bolton from his role following controversy over racist messages sent by his partner. At the party’s Extraordinary General Meeting today in Birmingham, members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%). Bolton 13