A 34 year old Co Wicklow man has been jailed for 11 years for killing his fiancee’s baby.
Philip Doyle of Tinakilly, Aughrim,Co. Wicklow was convicted by a jury of the manslaughter of Ross Murphy at Creagh Demesne, Gorey, Co. Wexford on April 5th, 2005.
Newstalk’s Courts Correspondent Francesca Comyn reports:
The Taoiseach says public personalities are entitled to express their own opinions , however he says in the case of this weeks rally in support of the Quinn family things may have been “better left alone”.
Enda Kenny was responding to comments by MEP Sean Kelly who yesterday praised the expression of moral support shown at the event in Ballyconnell in Co. Cavan.
Sean Quinn’s son was jailed for three months for contempt of court over the family’s battle with the former Anglo Irish Bank. His nephew Peter Darragh Quinn has failed to show up to court.
The Fine Gael MEP has clarified his position today saying he was not speaking in support of Sean Quinn or his family.
Enda Kenny’s told Galway Bay FM that it would have been better left alone.
Gardai in Galway are investigating after a shop manager was carjacked at gunpoint and ordered to hand over cash from the store and adjoining post office.
The incident happened at 11.30 last night as the man got into his car outside a pub at Invern in Connemara.
The gunman who jumped into the passenger seat and threatened the man – made off with a substantial sum of cash in the manager’s car which was later found in Spiddal.
/> Treasury Holdings is calling for the appointment of a third party negotiator to secure the best sale price for its property portfolio.
The high profile development firm has confirmed it will be appealing today’s High Court ruling that allows NAMA to call in receivers to move on around 1 billion euro worth of loans.
The company also claims that a new potential bidder has contacted NAMA with a view to preparing a bid for its properties, and says there are investors out there willing to offer a far superior return for the taxpayer than that offered by receivership.
/> Retired surgeon Dr Michael Shine been remanded on bail until October after being formally charged with a number of sex offences.
The former consultant at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was brought before Dublin District Court today and charged with 25 counts of indecent assault against 16 males between the mid 1960′s and mid 1980′s.
The court heard the 80 year old, with an address on Wellington Road in Dublin replied not guilty to 24 of the charges.
To one he said ”not guilty, I was not in Ireland at the time”.