Saturday 24 June 2017

In Brief: O'Toole murder arrest

GARDAI have arrested a man in connection with the murder of Philip O'Toole, whose body was found in a wood in Co Wicklow.

O'Toole (32) disappeared on January 7 and his body was found last Friday in Trooperstown Wood, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow. A 40-year-old man was arrested in the Bray area of Wicklow over the weekend and has been held in Bray garda station.

Meeting on Knock

MANAGEMENT at Knock Airport are hopeful that a meeting today with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Transport Minister Leo Varadkar will pave the way for the Co Mayo facility to be declared the country's fourth airport.

A spokesperson said they would be impressing on the Taoiseach the need to further develop the airport.

Fr Flannery protest

OVER 200 religious and lay people have taken part in a protest in support of Fr Tony Flannery outside the papal nuncio's Dublin residence.

The Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF) has threatened to excommunicate the Irish Redemptorist over his unorthodox views. The nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown, worked at the CDF before being appointed to Ireland.

Irish Independent

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