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Little is left of the Cork Road diner but charred black remains of the once vibrant décor. Two weekends ago Gardaí (police) carried out a technical examination of the scene, but it is believed that the fire is not suspicious in nature.
Emergency services were alerted to the fire at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday and seven units of the fire service attended, four from Waterford City and others from Tramore and Dunmore East.
[Source: Waterford News & Star]
The Mullingar Park Hotel will be host to a visitor who has the potential to vastly improve trade relations between Mullingar and some of the most important countries in the world – those in Asia, writes Morgan Beausang.
Dr. Harry Tseng, Taiwanese ambassador to Ireland, is making a visit to Mullingar in order to investigate into just how connections and communications can be improved between the Westmeath area and Taiwan.
He will be speaking with representatives of the I.D.A. and Enterprise Ireland, along with the Westmeath county manager, and groups.
[Source: Westmeath Examiner]
A postmortem was carried out last Thursday morning, on the body of a man killed in an industrial accident in County Wexford on April 10.
The 48-year-old was pronounced dead at a plant hire facility in Fethard-on-Sea at around 6 p.m.
His body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital.
[Source: Waterford News & Star]
A 16-year-old has died after taking part in a hike with friends from school.
Neil Quinlan, from Cabinteely in south Dublin, had just finished a six mile hike in Glendalough, County Wicklow, on Tuesday when he suddenly took ill.
The student, of St. Conleth's College in Ballsbridge, complained of feeling unwell on returning to the hostel and collapsed in front of his friends.
He was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital where died a short time later.
[Source: Irish Independent]
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