Ireland's Eye: What's going on in the old sod this week
A look at news from around Ireland
Opposing bail, the officer told the court Reddy is originally from Dublin, has been living in Derry for 10 months and has no other connections in the city. He said police feared she would not attend court if released on bail.
Granting bail, District Judge Barney McElholm said it “doesn’t appear that this lady was involved in the supply of drugs, except for this one off occasion.”
He released Reddy on her own bail of £750 and ordered her to abide by a curfew. She will appear in court again next month.
Kerry Farmers Struggle
KERRY farmers are combating difficulties on a scale never before experienced due to the record rainfall that has soaked the county this year.
Farmers have been forced to house cattle early, while winter fodder levels look set to be at an all time low as the struggle to cut silage continues.
The farmers' plight was raised at the September meeting of Kerry County Council where a number of councilors called for measures to aid farmers.
The councilors called for an invitation to be sent to the Minister for Agriculture and Food, Simon Coveney, asking him to visit Kerry and witness the seriousness of the situation.
Councilor Brendan Cronin said immediate action needed to be taken to help farmers, and he criticized Coveney for what he claimed was his absence in the midst of the crisis.
"Farmers are facing a crisis with regard to fodder for the coming winter," he said. "Farmland is flooded, destroyed. Dairy and dry cattle are inside and farmers are facing massive costs due to having to buy feedstuffs to keep themselves going.
"Minister Coveney is the minister for agriculture, and agriculture is a major employer in this country. It was deemed one of the shining lights of the recovery of the economy. There has been no sign of him, but he will be below in Wexford shaking hands with people at the National Ploughing Championships.”
Councilor John Joe Culloty called on Coveney to immediately request funding from the European Union Solidarity Fund.
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