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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 ...

2019-05-16 21:58 open_in_new
Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

CONCERNS WERE RAISED about potential fire safety issues at a disused hotel previously earmarked to become a Direct Provision centre.

Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey, which runs along the border of Co Leitrim and Co Roscommon, was set to house 80 asylum seekers but the project was ...

2019-05-07 02:43 open_in_new
Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

THE DEPARTMENT OF Justice and Equality was concerned that a potential legal challenge to the opening of a Direct Provision centre at a disused hotel could disrupt the lives of asylum seekers, new documents show.

Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey, which runs along the border of Co Leitrim ...

2019-05-06 02:34 open_in_new