Four young, vulnerable Romanian women who were arrested in Galway over the weekend, were trafficked into Ireland by a criminal gang to work in brothels, gardaí believe.
A 36-year-old employee with a serious gambling addiction has been given a suspended two-year sentence for stealing almost €50,000 from a Brown Thomas store in Galway.
WATERFORD’S Michael Wadding last night expressed delight after his appointment as referee for the All-Ireland SHC final between Kilkenny and Tipperary on September 5.
The GAA has confirmed the referees and match officials for the All-Ireland Senior and Minor Hurling Championship finals at Croke Park on September 5.
GOALS from Gerry Bambrick and Danny Loughran sent Crumlin United through to the FAI Intermediate Cup final at the expense of hosts Rockmount in Whitechurch yesterday.
CONNIE SHEEHAN will face another landmark on the road to London 2012 when he takes on the bustling Crumlin clubman David Maguire in the first of the heavyweight semi-finals at the National Stadium tonight.
Three boxers from the St Michael's Athy club have come through their preliminary round bouts at the Open Senior Competition at the National Stadium.
Darren Sutherland and Darren O'Neill will meet in a repeat of last January's Irish senior middleweight final tonight after Sutherland advanced from last night's semi final box-off at the National Stadium in Dublin.
DARREN SUTHERLAND of St Saviours OBA set up another exciting middle-weight meeting with Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) in tonight’s finals when he stopped Sean Shevlin in the second round of their box-off at the National Stadium last night.
Cork City duo Willie Byrne and Brendan Sweeney have joined neighbours Cobh Ramblers on loan as part of a player clearout at Turners Cross.
THE developing profile of the Eircom League was accentuated yesterday when two former internationals, Gareth Farrelly of Ireland and Carlton Palmer of England were introduced by Bohemians and Dublin City.
Cork City wiill release four or five of the first team squad next week, today's Evening Echo newspaper reported.
Cork city took a step closer to the UEFA cup tonight with an impressive 1-0 away victory over opponents Malmo.
Cork City 2 Waterford United 3
Cork City 2 Waterford United 3
GALWAY are facing a goal-keeping crisis ahead of tonight’s FAI Carlsberg Cup semi-final clash with Longford at Flancare Park (7.45pm).
Shamrock Rovers 0 Waterford United 1
WATERFORD UNITED captain John Frost will spend tonight’s FAI Carlsberg Cup second round tie against Everton in a hospital bed rather than at Turner’s Cross as doctors strive to locate a leak in his lung.
Cork City 2, Waterford United 0
Waterford United 2 Drogheda United 1
Derry City 4 Waterford United 1
WHEN Jimmy McGeough said he welcomed a match against Shelbourne — one of the best teams in the League — for Waterford’s opening contest in the Premier Division, he was being true to form.
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