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Child porn case delayed

A Longford woman who previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography has had her sentencing adjourned again after she discharged her legal team.

Tanya Mulryan (30) of Foynes Court pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to having child pornography images printed on an A4 page at her home on February 7, 2006.

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said that she will give a period of time for Mulryan to take on a new solicitor and new counsel.

Man appeals murder charge

A Louth man who was jailed for life for the murder of another man on Christmas Eve 10 years ago will apply to bring a further appeal against his conviction.

In April 2006, Kenneth Cunningham (37), with a last address at Woodview Park, Castletown Road, Dundalk, was found guilty by a Central Criminal Court jury of the murder of father-of-two Laurence Garvey.

Counsel for the applicant, Mr Roderick O'Hanlon, told the court that the defence contended newly discovered facts showed there had been a miscarriage of justice in relation to the conviction.

Mall evacuated after rainstorm

One of the biggest malls on New York's Long Island has been evacuated because of major roof leaks after a rainstorm followed nearly 3ft of snow.

The Smith Haven Mall in Suffolk County was cleared after significant leaks were detected in more than a dozen stores and police feared the roof could collapse.

Saturday's snowstorm buried parts of the island and stranded motorists and the clean-up was still under way when heavy rain came.

£85m deal in Olympics row

Organisers of the London Olympics have reached a £85m agreement with the security company that failed to provide enough staff.

Soldiers and other extra security were brought in when after G4S admitted it got it wrong.

The settlement includes £48m to cover the all the additional military, police and other extra staff.


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