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Charged with city sex assault

A MAN has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on Dublin's southside.

The alleged attack took place at around 2.30am last Friday on Lennox Street - off South Richmond Street - in Portobello.

The suspect was arrested by officers from Kevin Street Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act last Friday.

He appeared in court at the Bridewell on Saturday morning and was remanded in custody.

Two quizzed over murder

DETECTIVES investigating a fatal shooting in Ardee, Co Louth have arrested two men from the Travelling community on suspicion of murder.

A father and son aged 55 and 21 are being quizzed over the murder of Stephen Hanaphy.

Mr Hanaphy (20), from Cromcastle Court, Coolock, who was also known as Stephen Lyndon, collapsed and died after a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Gardai believe he was part of a four-man team that attacked two occupants at the Sliabh Breagh estate in Ardee.

The father and son who were targeted in the attack are understood to be the men currently being questioned by gardai.

Shameless star Elliott in court

Shameless star Elliott Tittensor appears in court today charged with driving without insurance after a car accident that left a teenage boy in hospital.

The 18-year-old suffered head injuries in the accident in London on August 15.

Tittensor (20) who plays Carl Gallagher in the show, came to public attention when he appeared alongside identical twin Luke, in Brookside. When Shameless started in 2004, the brothers at first shared the role of Carl Gallagher.