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High Court case over Meath goal

A PENSIONER wants to bring a legal challenge over a controversial goal by Meath in the 2010 Leinster football final against Louth.

The High Court case is being brought by Louth fan Paddy Garvey (75) over the awarding of Meath's controversial winning goal in the Leinster SFC final.

Mr Garvey issued a summons under Section 51 of the District Court Rules, compelling the GAA President to come before the court.

His summons was struck out in July 2011. He appealed to the Circuit Court and Judge Alison Lindsay upheld the District Court's decision.

Yesterday, Mr Garvey sought permission from the High Court to have Judge Lindsay's decision judicially reviewed. Mr Justice Michael Peart said he would give his decision next week.



Amanda denies driving charge

ACTRESS Amanda Bynes has pleaded not guilty to two counts of driving on a suspended licence.

The 26-year-old's car was impounded at the Bob Hope Airport in California in September.

The incident came after Bynes was charged in separate 'driving under the influence' and hit-and-run cases. She has pleaded not guilty in those cases, but her licence was suspended.



Bike crash in Obama convoy

TWO motorbikes have collided while escorting US first lady Michelle Obama in central Ohio, injuring a police officer and a state trooper.

The State Highway Patrol said the motorcycles side-swiped each other as the motorcade headed to an airport. A state trooper and a Genoa Township police officer were hurt in the crash.

Mrs Obama wasn't injured.



120 prisoners flee in jailbreak

UP to 120 prisoners have escaped from jail in Tripoli, where security guards are suspected of having accepted bribes to free them.

Libya's Supreme Security Council's spokesman Abdel-Moneim al-Hurr says only two have been arrested since their escape yesterday.

Prisoners say that since Libya's uprising, some have been imprisoned without charge. They say the courts have not heard their cases.


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