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Sunday 15 December 2019

Clarkes thank public

RESTAURANT owners Derry and Sallyanne Clarke have thanked the public for their continued support since the tragic suicide of their teenage son Andrew.

The Clarkes posted a message of thanks to wellwishers on the l'Ecrivain Facebook page. "Derek, Sallyanne, Sarah May, their family and all the team at l'Ecrivain would like to thank all our friends, family and customers for your kind thoughts, prayers and messages."

New road jobs hope

UP to 20 jobs could be created at a new €3.8m motorway maintenance depot which is currently under construction.

The National Roads Authority is to assume responsibility for maintenance of the country's motorways and is constructing a number of depots across the network. The new facility in Co Clare will be operated by a private contractor.

Gun found on beach

FORENSICS experts are to examine a sawn-off shotgun which was washed ashore yesterday.

The gun was discovered close to Renville Pier near Oranmore in Co Galway around 2pm yesterday.

Liability Act to change

LEGISLATION is to be introduced to give courts the power to pay personal injury awards in instalments.

The Government is to amend the Civil Liability Act to allow courts make staged payments to individuals who suffer injuries as a result of negligence.

Irish Independent

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