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Friday 23 February 2018

Gardai wait to quiz pilot

GARDAI are still waiting to formally speak to an airline pilot who suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed on the Aran Islands this week.

Des Collins (47) remains in Galway University Hospital after the incident. A spokesperson said: "The injured party remains in hospital. When he is released, we will formally speak to him."


VISITORS will only be permitted into Dublin's Beaumont Hospital in "exceptional circumstances" as it has extended its visiting ban over this weekend.

The measure will also apply to St Joseph's Hospital in Raheny. The general public are not allowed to visit patients in both hospitals as it attempts to battle an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.


Tesco is recalling batches of its own-label ice-cream cones from Irish stores.

The supermarket pulled the product as a "precautionary measure" after two individual cones in the UK were found to contain a tablet for pain relief. The product is the 440ml Tesco Chocolate & Nut Ice Cream Cones with a best-before date of the end of July 2014. Consumers can contact Tesco Ireland on freephone 1800 248123.

Irish Independent

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