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Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party

A JURY HAS convicted two Leitrim men of raping a woman after she blacked out at a party.

After an eleven day trial at the Central Criminal Court, the jury of nine men and three women spent just over six hours in deliberations.

On Monday, the jury foreman told Justice Eileen Creedon ...

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Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

WORKERS AT TWO Tesco stores have voted to strike across three dates in the run up to Christmas.

Mandate Trade Union has served notice that workers at Sligo and Carrick-on-Shannon in Leitrim will stage industrial action over what they claim is the company’s denial of their right to ...

2019-11-11 12:19 open_in_new
Leitrim woman tells rape trial she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her

A LEITRIM WOMAN has told a trial that she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her.

The alleged rapes took place at the end of a party in a flat in a Co Leitrim town.

The woman has told the trial at the Central Criminal Court that she later heard male voices ...

2019-11-06 22:04 open_in_new
Martin Kenny: Leaders of Leitrim asylum seeker protests may be influencing 'crazy' individuals

SINN FÉIN TD Martin Kenny has suggested that the leaders of a protest against asylum seekers in a Co Leitrim town are inadvertently inspiring individuals to carry out “crazy” acts beyond their control.

In his first interview since his car was set alight outside his home in Co Leitrim, ...

2019-10-29 13:31 open_in_new
Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million

A MAN HAS gone on trial charged with deceiving five men into transferring approximately €1.765 million total into bank accounts he controlled. 

A jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Simon Gold (54) represented himself as a highly qualified financier, merchant banker or ...

2019-10-19 02:34 open_in_new