Teenager's family brings civil action against State, claims wrongful killing
THE family of Tipperary schoolboy Brian Rossiter, 14, who died two days after being found unconscious in a garda cell, was told that internal Garda disciplinary proceedings were none of their business. The Rossiters have launched a civil action against the State, alleging wrongful killing.
€150,000 worth of cocaine seized
Cocaine with a street value of €150,000 was seized in Swords, Co Dublin, yesterday in a joint operation between the Garda National Drugs Unit and the Revenue's Customs Service. A 40-year-old man has been arrested and is currently detained at Ballymun garda station.
Bocelli to perform at The O2 in March
Internationally acclaimed classical singer Andrea Bocelli will play at The 02 in Dublin on March 5, 2009. Tickets for An Evening With Andrea Bocelli will go on sale on Friday at 9am for this fully seated performance.
No Lotto winner as jackpot nears €3m
There was no winner of last night's Lotto jackpot of €2,000,000, the numbers drawn were 1, 12, 14, 37, 38, 40 (Bonus 5). Wednesday's jackpot is heading for €3 Million
There were no Match 5+ Bonus winners; 37 Match 5s (€2,358); 116 Match 4+bonus (€189); 2,113 Match 4s (€64); 3,359 Match 3+bonus (€27); and 36,222 Match 3s (€5).
The Lotto Plus 1 numbers were 1, 3, 20, 34, 36, 41, (bonus 16) and the Lotto Plus 2 numbers were 1, 14, 28, 29, 30, 34 (bonus 19). In the UK draw for £4.8m, the numbers drawn were 2, 4, 16, 28, 37, 47 (bonus 5).
Guerin claims 'victimisation' by FF
Fianna Fail activist Jimmy Guerin has claimed he has been "victimised" by the party because of his association with the late Charles Haughey.
Guerin, a veteran party activist in Howth and Malahide in Dublin has been turned down for selection as a party candidate at the local elections next year. He is now planning to run as 'Independent Fianna Fail' in next years local elections, and possible the next general election.
Addictions group selling art online
The Aisling Group, which deals with young people who have problems of drug and alcohol addiction, has launched its online Art for Aisling Group to raise much needed funds. Visit www.aislinggroupinternational.ie.
Retired supervisor leaves €5m in will
A retired woman from west Dublin has left more than €5m in her will. Catherine Birmingham, supervisor, of Main Street, Rathcoole, Co Dublin, €5,212,624. Other wills: Daniel Noonan, farmer, Dunmahon, Glanworth, Co Cork, €4,751,240; Isobel Walton, Hazelbridge, Knocksedan, Swords, Dublin, €3,739,861; Noel Christopher Coen, Ashfield Ave, Ranelagh, Dublin, businessman, €3,100,000; Brigid Elizabeth Murray, housewife, Greenfield House, Longford, €2,046,498; Kathleen Martin, Barnhall Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin, €1,922,171; Ena Boyle, Crosskeys, Drumcree, Co Meath, €1,805,556; Leslie Slevin, garage owner, Railpark, Maynooth, Co Kildare, €1,647,944; Elizabeth Parker, Ballynagan Stud, Dunganstown, Co Wicklow, farmer, €1,379,984; John Gleeson, Crossakiel, Kells, Co Meath, farmer, €1,275,000; Richard Hayes, Parkosa, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick, farmer, left €1,202,485.