Corofin’s five-year reign as Galway SFC champions looked to have ended yesterday, but captain Micheál Lundy rescued them with an equaliser in the fourth minute of added time to force a replay and deny a determined Mountbellew/Moylough at Pearse Stadium.
The prison service is denying that a prison officer whistleblower made a protected disclosure about the misuse of public funds despite the head of the service writing to the officer to apologise for his treatment following the disclosure.
Three out of every four prisoners has a drug problem; one in seven are on methadone treatment; 30 are “psychotic” and waiting to be transferred to psychiatric hospitals at any time; and dozens would immediately become homeless if they were released.
KEVIN Crawford, of traditional music group, Lunasa, is one of the main men behind the recent musical evolution of the legendary Kilfenora Céilí Band. Crawford, a flute player and producer, was born in Birmingham, UK, lived in Clare for a period, but now bases himself in New York.
Escaped convict Derek Brockwell was in a serious condition in a Belfast hospital last night after being injured when confronted by police. PSNI used a Taser stun gun to incapacitate him with reports suggesting he had injured himself with a knife, though it is unknown whether it was deliberate.