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The spokesperson appealed for anyone in the four areas who might have seen a suspicious car, or any suspicious activity in the area, last Friday.
(Source: Leinster Express)
Gardai are investigating a major burglary of jewellery worth over €10,000 in Mohill last week.
Last Wednesday night, November 9 a dwelling house in Mohill town was broken into. The home was unoccupied at the time and jewellery were the only items targeted.
On the same night a business in Drishogue, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon was broken into. A large number of “valuable documents” were taken from the premises.
Gardai do not think there is a connection between the two burglaries.
(Source: Leitrim Observer)
Over 115 new jobs are expected to be created through new start-up companies in the University of Limerick over the next five years.
The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, officially opened the Tierney building at UL last Monday, which is hoped to kickstart the country’s economic growth.
UL already has a strong record in enterprise, as eight campus companies have been set up over the past five years, attracting in excess of €40 million in investment funding.
The state-of-the-art campus facility will house UL’s Innovation Centre and Lero – the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre. The UL Innovation Centre is the latest Enterprise Ireland campus incubation centre to be opened. It will support the formation and growth of 35 new high potential start-up companies between 2011 and 2016, generating over 115 new high-value jobs.
(Source: Limerick Leader)
Gardaí in Co Longford are investigating the circumstances surrounding an assault on a young woman last week.
The 18-year-old woman was found naked in a field on the outskirts of Edgeworthstown with serious injuries to her head and body last Wednesday morning.
She was taken to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar for treatment. Her injuries are not life threatening.
A man in his 30s was arrested in connection with the incident in the Edgeworthstown area last Wednesday.
He was questioned under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act before being released after 12 hours.
A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
(Source: Longford Leader)
Another Dundalk resident has joined the lucky club of recent winners on the National Lottery’s Winning Streak TV Gameshow.
Mary Lally Duffy from Belfry Gardens, Dundalk won e74,800 including a Nissan Qashqui on last Saturday’s (November 19) Winning Streak.
Pictured at the presentations of the winning cheques are from left: Marty Whelan, Gameshow host; Mary Lally Duffy, winning participant; Declan Harrington, Head of Finance at the National Lottery; and Geri Maye, Gameshow host.
Mary’s winning ticket was bought in Sloane’s, Avenue Road, Dundalk. The lucky woman is originally from Belmullet, Co Mayo but her family moved to Dundalk when she was six-years-old.
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