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Farmer charged with murder of tipperary DJ

Farmer charged with murder of tipperary DJ

by David Diskin   Pat Quirke (49) has been charged before Tipperary District Court with the murder of Bobby Ryan (52).   Mr Quirke, of Breanshamore, Tipperary is charged with the murder of Mr Ryan on an unknown date around June 3 of 2011.   The body of Mr Ryan, a popular DJ in the


PSNI officers targeted with bomb on day of Martin McGuinness’ passing

by David Diskin   PSNI officers were ‘lucky’ to survive explosion in late hours of Tuesday night.   The bomb blast occurred in Strabane, 12 miles from Derry, just hours after popular republican politicians Gerry Adams and others carried Martin McGuinness’ coffin through the Bogside area of Derry.   An explosive device believed to have


Lecturer Impersonates Bieber Gets Charged For Sex Offences

Image Source by Aine Guerin Rice A law lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology, named Gordon Douglas Chalmers, has been allegedly accused of impersonating famous singer Justin Bieber online and has been charged with more than 900 child sex offences. Australian police said that he used Facebook and Skype to impersonate the singer and


Man Accused of Murdering A Woman

Image Source by Precious Nkikita A man has to go on trial again, after pleading not guilty to murder and pleaded guilty to manslaughter. The Department of Public Prosecutions did not accept his plea. Roy Webster, a cabinet maker from Ashbree in Ashford, Co. Wicklow claims that Anne Shortall had planned to tell his wife


Ukraine’s Tax Chief Held Over 70 Million Graft Case

Image Source by Brian Donnellon Roman Nasirov, a highly controversial figure in Ukrainian government is in court in Kiev over a 70 million graft case, basically using his role as head of tax and customs agency to financially gain from it himself. This is considered a major movement by the Ukrainian people who have seen


Memorials Held For Magdalene Laundry Victims

Image Source: by Lelia Connolly Up to one hundred people attended a special event at Bohermore Cemetery this afternoon, to remember the women of Galway’s Magdalene Laundries. Memorials were also held in Dublin and Cork. The ‘Flowers for Magdalenes’ event is now in its 6th year and sees flowers laid on the graves of the women