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A Garda superintendent lambasted ACC Bank for their ‘haphazard and unprofessional’ conduct in the Faulkner-Ruane episode while, when challenged by a district court judge, an ACC official conceded that they had no right to try to seize the vehicle on the day in question.
Faulkner appeared before Castlebar District Court last week charged with assault and trespassing. Judge Mary Devins said that the prosecution had proven both charges but postponed her decision to a later date.
(Source: The Mayo News)
The body of missing Wilkinstown, Navan, resident Garvan (Robert) Milligan has been found in Roscommon, gardaí said last Wednesday 13th July.
Mr Milligan (35) went missing on 15th November of last year, and was last seen in a Longwood pub and captured on CCTV in a nearby shop.
Mr Milligan was a native of Carrigans, Co Donegal, and had been living in Wilkinstown for four years.
It is thought that a mobile mast picked up Mr Milligan's signal shortly after his disappearance.
Mr Milligan, who was living with his sister at the time of his disappearance, worked at the Department of Agriculture in Duleek, where he was an official.
The tragic news is a devastating blow to Mr Milligan's family, mother and sisters, Andrena and Aisling, who made numerous appeals to the public for information over the past eight months, and were aided in searches by Meath River Rescue, An Garda Síochána and concerned volunteers.
Post-mortem tests confirmed Mr Milligan's identity and gardaí have informed his family and say they are not treating his death as suspicious.
(Source: The Meath Chronicle)
A pedestrian died after being struck by a car in Co Monaghan last Wednesday night. The incident happened on the R183 Castleblayney to Ballybay road at about 11.40pm at Killycrum, Castleblayney.
The victim, a man in his late 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, a man in his 20s, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
(Source: Irish Times)
“It’s a disgrace that over 2,500 people are waiting for operations at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore,” declared Sinn Fein’s Cllr Brendan Killeavy last week.
He said the waiting lists for orthopaedic services, ENT and in particular Children’s Surgery have been lengthened due to budget cutbacks at the hospital.
Cllr Killeavy outlined, “The HSE has recently closed down two theatres and reduced its services in the day hospital, elective surgery is postponed at the hospital until September. If the hospital budget is not corrected by September, my fear is that these arrangements will be extended until the end of the year.”
He said this is simply not good enough as he has met people in Tullamore and around the county who are waiting for appointments and operations and some are waiting in pain.
Cllr Killeavy indicated he is going to pursue the issue vigorously, “I have being requesting a meeting for several months now with Hospital Management, so far no date has been set for such a meeting. It’s not fair particularly for elderly patients who are waiting for knee or hip operations to be left in pain.
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