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Stone Mad Gallery in Kinsale found that they had accepted a fake €50 note on Saturday from a man who bought an item worth €12 ($16).
Gardaí in Kinsale are “following a definite line of enquiry,” according to a spokesperson.
Owner Jill Brennan praised the reaction of Kinsale Gardaí for their thoroughness and fast reactions.
[Source: Cork Independent]
An I.T. student who had 195 pornographic photographs and movies of children aged from seven to 14 years was sentenced at Derry Crown Court on Friday.
Brendan Murphy (23) was a student at the University of Ulster’s Magee campus, when his housemates discovered the images on his laptop computer and reported the matter to police, the court heard last Tuesday.
The student from Meadowlands Avenue in Warrenpoint, County Down, admitted 22 charges of possessing the indecent images of children and a further charge of possessing an extreme pornographic image depicting bestiality. The offences took place between December 2009 and March 2010.
[Source: Derry Journal]
A former worker at a community development group is staging a sit-in at the premises.
Anne McGowan, a project coordinator with Atlantic View C.D.P. in Ballyshannon, lost her job when the organization closed down on November 29. She had worked there for more than 11 years.
Last Wednesday morning, she locked herself into the office, insisting that she will not budge until she receives the redundancy payment she believes she is entitled to.
“This is not the kind of thing anyone wants to do, least of all at this time of year. I will stay here as long as it takes, right through Christmas if needs be,” she told the Donegal Democrat.
[Source: Donegal Democrat]
A local press photographer and his family are recovering from a terrifying ordeal following the discovery of a pipe bomb at their Mayobridge home Friday, December 14.
Mark Pearce and his family were awakened by police shortly after midnight on Friday at their home in Carraig Crosain, Mayobridge. Acting on an anonymous telephone tip received just minutes earlier, P.S.N.I. officers arrived at the scene, battering on the rear door of the house in their efforts to waken the family and evacuate them from their home.
Mr. Pearce grabbed his partner and two children, aged 12 and 14, and escaped out the back of the house, passing by the pipe bomb that had been set against the front door of the home.
[Source: Examiner Newspaper]
An $8 million “ghost” railway station in Dublin will not open next year as expected – because an access road has been delayed.
The state-of-the-art building in west Dublin was completed in 2009 but has remained idle, much to the frustration of commuters in the locality.
Iarnrod Eireann says it can't open Kishogue station, near Clondalkin, on the Kildare line from Heuston to Hazelhatch, because the road is not in place.
[Source: Evening Herald]
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