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Patrick Henderson

An article published in the Evening Herald on 29 March 2012 concerning an appeal to An Bórd Pleanála challenging the recent Notification to Grant Planning Permission by the Kerry County Council to Hotelier John Brennan, owner of Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

In that article we incorrectly stated that the appellant, Mr Patrick Henderson, of Faha East, Killarney, Co. Kerry has four active appeals lodged with An Bord Pleanála.

In fact, Mr Henderson has only one active appeal lodged with An Bórd Pleanála. We are happy to correct the record.

We wish to apologise to Mr Henderson for the distress caused to him as a result of this article.



Priest jailed over gambling

A Catholic priest has checked into prison to serve a sentence for embezzling $650,000 (¤500,000) to support a gambling habit.

Monsignor Kevin McAuliffe turned himself in at the low-security La Tuna correctional institution in the Texas-New Mexico border town of Anthony.

The 59-year-old McAuliffe was sentenced to three years and one month in January.

He pleaded guilty to mail fraud for falsifying financial documents.



Driver dies at N4 blackspot

A MAN has died in a two-car collision on a stretch of road where another man lost his life less than a week ago.

A mother and three children were injured in the collision at lunchtime yesterday on the N4 at Knockdrin, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

The driver of one car, a man in his early 60s, was dead at the scene while the mother and two of the children in the other car were treated at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

The scene of the accident was close to the site of another crash on Easter Sunday in which a man in his 80s died.



Two charged on hate crimes

Prosecutors have filed murder and hate crime charges against two men arrested in an Easter weekend shooting spree that left three people dead.

Jake England (19) and his roommate Alvin Watts (33) are charged with three counts of murder.

The charges allege the Oklahoma victims were targeted because of their race. The victims were black.


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