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"Sadly fatalities and injuries remain way too high on Irish farms and part of the solution is to actively involve farmers themselves in the change process," he commented. This new and innovative approach to saving lives will engage farmers to become change makers, supporting safer farms and the development of farm to farm advice and mentoring systems.
[Source: Westmeath Independent]

WEXFORD

New Ross Town Council has been asked to consider reviewing its existing bye-laws with regard to drinking in public places.

Town Clerk, Ger Mackey, made the suggestion during a recent local authority meeting in the Brandon House Hotel.

Speaking to councilors, Mr. Mackey said, “There is a need for a review in light of the enhanced town park facilities and quayside plan.”

“These particular bye-laws are useful in combating anti-social behavior and allows for the full enjoyment of the town’s amenities,” added Mr. Mackey.
[Source: Wexford Echo]

WICKLOW

A 34-year-old Wicklow man charged with murdering a young father told his arresting detective that the Gardaí (police) had made “a catastrophic error,” his trial has heard.

Father-of-two Séamus O'Byrne was shot five times in front of his girlfriend and baby son outside their home at Tymon Park North, Tallaght in Dublin.

Garrett O’Brien, of Clover Hill in Bray, has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 27-year-old and to possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life on March 13, 2009.

Detective Garda Camon Ryan gave evidence to the Central Criminal Court last Wednesday of arresting Garrett O’Brien for the murder.

“Yous made a catastrophic error,” said the defendant in reply to his arrest on March 4, 2010.
[Source: Irish Independent]
 

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