No winner of €2m jackpot
THERE was no winner of the €2m jackpot in the mid-week Lotto draw. The numbers were 8, 19, 21, 23, 32 and 43. The bonus was 33.
There was no winner of the top €350,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 1 draw. The numbers were 1, 9, 17, 18, 25 and 43. The bonus was 21.
There was no winner of the top €250,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 2 draw. The numbers were 5, 21, 23, 31, 33 and 44. The bonus was 43.
O2 hanging on the telephone
MOBILE phone giant O2 left thousands of customers hanging on the phone last night. A network glitch meant some customers got a busy signal or no dial tone at all when they tried to make calls.
The reason for the glitch remained a mystery because the company's spokesperson couldn't be reached on her mobile, also seemingly affected by the problem.
Polish man found dead in his van
A 44-YEAR-OLD Polish man who had been sleeping in a van was found dead in his vehicle yesterday morning. He was found by a passer-by at a car park in Station Road, Loughrea, Co Galway shortly after 7am.
A post mortem was carried out, but initial indications were that foul play was not involved. Members of the dead man's family were contacted by gardai and were travelling to Galway last night.
Aer Arann ballot on strike action
A DISPUTE over outsourcing could result in a strike at Aer Arann, unions warned yesterday. SIPTU members at the airline yesterday voted to ballot for industrial action, "up to and including a full withdrawal of labour".
The union has accused the company of not engaging with it on a number of issues regarding the outsourcing of operational and check-in functions.
Church arson case adjourned
A MAN charged with setting fire to two churches in Dundalk didn't appear at Dundalk District Court yesterday because he was declared medically unfit.
Liam Walsh, (48) Road Two, Muirhevnamor, Dundalk, faced three charges of arson at Holy Family Church in Muirhevnamor on June 2 and 3 and at the Marist Church, Dundalk on June 2. The case will be back before the court next Wednesday.