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Provisional Liquidator appointed to Buy and Sell publisher

High Court

by Aodhan O’Faolain

The High Court has appointed a provisional liquidator to the company that publishes Buy and Sell magazine.

Mr Justice Brian McGovern today appointed insolvency practitioner Mr Neil Hughes as provisional liquidator of Buzreel Limited. The company based at Bridgecourt Office Park, Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin 12 publishes 5 weekly publications of Buy and Sell and operates the website www.buyandsell.ie

The application to appoint Mr Hughes was made by Midland Web Printing Ltd, which holds a contract to print the magazine. The court was told Midland is owed more than €90,000 by Buzreel making it one of the firm’s largest creditors.

Ross Gorman ….read more

Irish Special Criminal Court

Cork men go on trial for possession of handguns found inside pencil case

Special Criminal Court

Two Cork men have gone on trial at the Special Criminal Court charged with the possession of two loaded handguns found inside a pencil case after a search of the van they were stopped in.

Anthony Carroll (30) and his co-accused Brian Walsh (43) have pleaded not guilty to the unlawful possession of a Walther PI 9mm calibre semi-automatic pistol, a magazine suitable for use with the Walther pistol and a Smith & Wesson .22mm Magnum calibre revolver with the serial number AEM 2000 at Deanrock Avenue, Togher, on February 23, 2013.

Carroll, of Curaheen Close, Bishopstown and Walsh, with ….read more

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Deputy State pathologist gives evidence in Sligo murder trial

Central Criminal Court

The trial of a 30-year-old Sligo man accused of murdering a pensioner in his home has heard evidence of injuries to the deceased from the Deputy State Pathologist.

Simon McGinley of Connaughton Road, Sligo has pleaded not guilty to murder but has admitted the manslaughter of Eugene Gillespie (67) in Co. Sligo on September 22, 2012.

He has pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment of Mr Gillespie and trespass to commit robbery at his home in Old Market Street on September 19, 2012.

The Central Criminal Court heard the manslaughter plea was not accepted by the State and McGinley’s trial commenced last Tuesday.

Today ….read more

Irish Central Criminal Court

Jury deliberating in Sligo murder trial

Central Criminal Court

The jury has suspended its deliberations in the trial of a 30-year-old man accused of murdering a pensioner in his home in Sligo.

Simon McGinley of Connaughton Road Car Park, Sligo has pleaded not guilty to murder but has admitted the manslaughter of Eugene Gillespie (67) in Co. Sligo on September 22, 2012.

He has pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment of Mr Gillespie and trespass to commit robbery at his home in Old Market Street on September 19, 2012.

The Central Criminal Court heard the manslaughter plea was not accepted by the State.

Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan said there were two verdicts the ….read more

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Damages claim against pub over Ann Summers party dismissed

High Court

by Aodhan O’Faolain

The High Court has dismissed a woman’s damages claim for injuries she said she sustained after being knocked down at an Ann Summers lingerie party held at a Dublin pub.

In his judgment on Tuesday Mr Justice Max Barrett ruled that Ms Sylvia Deehan was not entitled to recover damages against the owners of the Lough Inn public house.

The Judge, describing Ms Deehan as a decent woman who was entitled to sympathy for the injuries she suffered following her fall, said he accepted her version of events of what happened in the pub that night as “substantively ….read more

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Jail for man who told female garda he hoped she and her family "get raped"

District Courts

A MAN who called gardai ‘f**king pigs’, spat in their faces and told a female garda that he hopes she and her family members ‘get raped’ has been sentenced to six months in prison for a number of public order offences.

Richard Walsh told gardai he ‘would do it all again’ with the position he was put in after he claimed he was assaulted by two gardai who tried to remove a bottle of alcohol from him in a housing estate.

He also told one gardai he would be ‘as troublesome as I could’ after he was arrested.

Walsh (24) of Moateview Close ….read more

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