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Gardai probe fires near gas terminal

Published 31/05/2010 | 05:00

Gardai in north Co Mayo are investigating two forest fires close to the controversial Corrib gas terminal.

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The cause of the fires has not been established but gardai believe they may be "agricultural-related" rather than linked to the contentious gas project. Belmullet fire brigade brought a blaze in a forest at Bellagelly, about half a kilometre from the gas terminal, under control.

Three held over loyalist's murder

POLICE were questioning three men last night over the murder of a top loyalist on Friday. Bobby Moffett was gunned down in Belfast's Shankill Road. Police arrested a 35-year-old man last night in connection with the killing. They are also questioning two men aged 25 and 31 who were arrested earlier yesterday.

A fourth man aged 49, arrested on Friday night, was released yesterday morning.

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