Attack photos appeal
GARDAI issued a fresh appeal for anyone who may have filmed a daylight attack involving a baseball bat, after a man died in hospital.
Taiwo Jamani (45), originally from Nigeria, clung to life in Beaumont Hospital for over a month. However, he was pronounced dead at 4am yesterday. Mr Jamani, who was living in Balbriggan and operating a computer repair business, received serious injuries in the incident on the main street of Swords on October 10. Anyone who may have recorded any images is urged to call Swords garda station on 01 6664700.
SOAP'S BILL OFF THE RAILS
RTE soap 'Fair City' spent more than €160,000 for its actors' costumes over three years.
It forked out nearly €58,000 on wardrobe items last year, including clothes, footwear and accessories. The costs amounted to €55,538 in 2011 and the lower total of €51,065 in 2010.
ABORTION CASE AT UN
THREE Irish women, who had to travel abroad for an abortion after being told their babies would not survive outside the womb, are taking their case to the UN.
The Terminations for Medical Reasons group has filed a petition in Geneva asking the UN Human Rights Committee to examine if Ireland is in breach of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by denying women in this predicament an abortion.
MISSING BOY IS FOUND
A FOUR-year-old boy missing from home since last week has been found safe and well.
Jan Rehman (4) was located yesterday at an undisclosed location. Jan had been living with his mother, who is a single parent, at Stephen Street in Cork. However, a public appeal was issued last Wednesday after efforts to trace both him and his mother failed.
CHARITY SINGLE OUT NOW
SINGER-songwriter Mundy and The Coronas frontman Danny O' Reilly have written and produced a charity single in aid of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.
'Turn off the Silence' is performed as a duet by Roisin O and Mundy. The single is now available on iTunes for €1.29 or donations can be made at www.drcc.ie.
CHILD CAR SEAT WARNING
MOTORISTS have been warned not buy second-hand child car seats unless from a friend or family member.
The AA has said that three in every four child car seats are not fitted properly, and that buying online or second-hand could result in the purchase of a defective seat.