4 Jun
2021

Dundon set to walk free

first_imgNo vaccines in Limerick yet Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Advertisement #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Previous articleBasketball Ireland weekend PreviewNext articleLimerick call-out for Good Samaritans admin Twitter Email Linkedin by Andrew Carey | [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up GER Dundon is due to walk free from prison on Monday after serving three years of a five year sentence, but the landscape of the Limerick underworld will be very different from the city he terrorised for most of a decade.In February 2011, he was sent to jail after pleading guilty to violent disorder and, as the once-feared McCarthy/Dundon family lost its grip on the Limerick criminal scene, he was badly beaten up in two separate prison attacks.The mother of his three children, April Collins, gave evidence that led to the conviction of his brothers John and Wayne for threatening to kill her and her mother. She also testified in the case that led to John Dundon’s conviction for the murder of Garryowen rugby player Shane Geoghegan.Wayne Dundon is currently on remand for the murder of businessman Roy Collins.April Collins left Ger Dundon and formed a relationship with gang rapist Thomas O’Neill, but it ended when he was jailed for a mugging.Another brother, Dessie, is serving a life sentence for the murder of Limerick gang boss Kieran Keane and his sister Annabel is on the run from gardaí in the UK for allegedly threatening to kill April Collins in 2011.While in prison, the McCarthy/Dundon gang was involved in an internal dispute which resulted in the Collins family, including April’s father and brother, splitting from the faction.Ger Dundon was hospitalised after being involved in a mass brawl and on another occasion after convicted killer and rapist Ian Horgan attacked him for threatening Thomas O’Neill’s sister, with whom he is involved in a relationship.Through what Chief Superintendent Dave Sheahan described as “targeted up front policing”, Limerick Gardaí have increased their control of the city streets.Last September, Ger Dundon failed in his bid to appeal against the severity of the sentence handed down by the Special Criminal Court.During his appeal hearing, lawyers argued that the 27 year-old who has 99 previous court convictions, knows that “there is no future for him in Limerick”.center_img TAGSApril CollinsfeaturedGerard DundonJohn DundonMusic LimerickShane GeogheganWayne Dundon Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsCrime & CourtDundon set to walk freeBy admin – January 16, 2014 2270 Facebook WhatsApp Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boylast_img read more

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4 May
2021

EUNAVFOR Force Commander Met Representatives from Omani Media

first_img View post tag: Force View post tag: Navy Authorities View post tag: Omani On Tuesday 2 October EU NAVFOR Force Commander met representatives from the Omani media when his flagship, ITS SAN GIUSTO, visited Muscat (Oman). Omani journalists were welcomed by the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, and he briefed them on the evolution of piracy in previous months, before answering journalists’ questions.The main issue Rear Admiral Credendino was asked about is the importance of Oman as a strategic partner of the EU in the fight against piracy. “Since the beginning of Operation Atalanta in December 2008, Oman is one of EU’s main partners in the fight against piracy and it’s not only because of geographical matters. It’s also because of the active Omani contribution to counter-piracy operations, both in terms of logistics (Salalah is, together with Djibouti, a key port of call for EU NAVFOR warships) and operations, since the Omani Navy and Coast Guard are doing a great job at sea.”Having been asked if he thinks that piracy has been defeated, as last months’ numbers may suggest, the Force Commander replied that “there is no clear evidence that piracy in the Somali basin has been defeated. Furthermore if we consider that the monsoon period is ending and that pirates might come back to sea with renewed energy. My opinion” – he added – “is that there will be no end to Somali piracy until political and social stability ashore in Somalia has been restored. What I can assure you and the whole Omani citizenship is that we will not let our guard down”.During ITS SAN GIUSTO’s port visit to Muscat, Rear Admiral Credendino also met with important Omani Authorities. Whilst visiting the Omani Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, he met the Deputy Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, H.E. Sayyed Said bin Ibrahim Al Busaidi. He also met the Vice Chief of the Omani Navy, Commodore Mohammed bin Ali Mubarik Al Farsi, at the Omani Navy’s headquarters. Both the meetings confirmed the commitment of Omani Authorities to supporting EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta in the fight against piracy.During the port visit a group of Omani Navy and Coast Guard Officers visited ITS SAN GIUSTO and were shown the operational capabilities of the ship both as an amphibious platform and as a flagship.The Force Commander also met the Cypriot Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Michalis A.Zacharioglou during an informal meeting at the Italian Embassy, hosted by the Italian Ambassador, H.E. Mrs. Paola Amedei.H.E. Mr. Michalis A.Zacharioglouz, acting as EU Ambassador to Oman, confirmed to Rear Admiral Credendino that, far from being only a military concern, Somali piracy is first and foremost an international political matter. H.E. Mr. Michalis A.Zacharioglou expressed his appreciation for the results obtained by Operation Atalanta since it began in December 2008, with particular note given to the successes of the last year.Rear Admiral Credendino also met the Defense Attachés of Italy, USA, France and Japan on board ITS SAN GIUSTO, for a brief update on the results obtained in the fight against piracy and the possible evolution of piracy itself in the near future.[mappress]Naval Today Staff,October 05, 2012; Image: EUNAVFOR View post tag: News by topic Share this article EUNAVFOR Force Commander Met Representatives from Omani Media View post tag: Commandercenter_img View post tag: met View post tag: Representatives View post tag: EUNAVFOR October 5, 2012 Back to overview,Home naval-today EUNAVFOR Force Commander Met Representatives from Omani Media View post tag: Naval View post tag: Medialast_img read more

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18 Jan
2021

Fletcher School Pupil Tests Positive For COVID Virus

first_imgZUMA / MGN JAMESTOWN — The Chautauqua County Health Department has confirmed that a pupil at Fletcher Elementary School has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.Officials said the pupil last attended school in person on Thursday, Oct. 8.The Jamestown School District said no in-school contact tracing will ne required and that the child was remote-learning when contact with another positive test person was made. out-of-school contact tracing is taking place.Officials said parents need to understand that a confirmed case does not mean that they have been in contact with the pupil who tested positive. “We want to remind our families, students and staff to keep our students and staff safe by wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing and continuing frequent hand washing whether at school or in the community,” said JPS Superintendent Dr. Kevin Whitaker. “As a parent, if you see your child exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms, please keep your child home and contact his or her health provider for a diagnosis.” Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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18 Dec
2020

Hampton Bays Woman Killed in Head-on Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 47-year-old woman was killed when a PSEG utility truck crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and crashed head-on with the SUV she was driving in Flanders on Thursday, police said.Barbara Tocci of Hampton Bays was driving her Ford Explorer northbound on Flanders Road when a southbound GMC utility truck collided with her SUV near the corner of Spinney Road, Southampton Town police said.Tocci was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was taken to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office, where an autopsy will be conducted.The PSEG truck driver, 53-year-old Michael Pepe of Bayport, was taken to Peconic Bays Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.Both vehicles were impounded while the investigation is continuing.New York State Police Forensic ID and Collision Reconstruction Unit investigators responded to assist Suffolk County District Attorney’s Vehicular Crimes Bureau detectives.No criminal charges are expected to be filed, police said.Southampton Town Detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-702-2230.last_img read more

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8 Dec
2020

Tri-Cities Opera’s “Cocoa and Carols” coming soon

first_imgTri-Cities says it wanted to give back to the community and spread cheer through art during this difficult year. To register or for more information click here. “I want them to be so thrilled and be smiling,” said John Rozzoni, General Director of Tri-Cities Opera, adding, “TCO is not going anywhere and we’re a part of this community.” (WBNG) — Some virtual, holiday cheer will be coming your way soon. Audiences can tune in online to watch a festive musical performance. Registration is free, but Tri-Cities says people can purchase a “Cocoa Care Package” which includes TCO mugs and tasty treats from “community-based Sinful Indulgence.” Tri-Cities Opera is hosting a holiday special called, “Cocoa and Carols,” which is sponsored by IBM. last_img read more

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19 Sep
2020

Cricket News Patrick Farhart, former Indian cricket team physio, joins Delhi Capitals for IPL 2020

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Patrick Farhart, who was the physio of the Indian cricket team for four years, has joined the Delhi Capitals franchise for the upcoming 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. Farhart, whose tenure began in 2015 ended after the 2019 World Cup following India’s exit in the semi-final. In the last four clash against New Zealand, Virat Kohli’s side lost by 18 runs and it continued their poor run in major ICC events since 2013, having lost in the final and semi-final in the 2014 World T20, 2015 World Cup, 2016 World T20 and the 2017 Champions Trophy final. Speaking about the development, Farhart said it was a wonderful chance for him to once again work in the IPL. “I am delighted to be working in the Indian Premier League again. Delhi Capitals is a team that has made some very positive changes in its setup over the last couple of years, and the result is there to see in the side’s third-place finish in the 2019 season,” Farhart, who has earlier worked with the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.Speaking about the appointment, Delhi Capitals CEO Dhiraj Malhotra said, “There is no doubt that he is among the best in the business. Patrick not only has an enviable body of work, but he also commands a tremendous amount of respect among cricketers. I am absolutely confident that our players will benefit hugely from Patrick’s presence.”In earlier transfer news, Mayank Markande, who has been part of the Mumbai Indians franchise for the last couple of seasons has been traded to the Delhi Capitals for the next edition of the Indian Premier League. Markande, the Punjab legspinner, has enjoyed success with the four-time IPL champions and he will now be wanting to create the same impact with the Delhi Capitals, who reached the playoff stage last year. In return, Mumbai Indians have roped in Guyana and West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford.”We wish Mayank the very best for his future. Mayank is a brilliant talent and we were fortunate to have spotted and nurtured him early. It is a difficult decision for us, but we are releasing Mayank for better cricketing prospects and know that Mayank is on the cusp of emerging as yet another shining star of Indian cricket. He will always be a part of the Mumbai Indians family. I am excited to welcome the talented Sherfane into our family. Sherfane has impressed us with his all-round skills and match-winning attitude. His exploits across the world at such an early stage of his career has been impressive and we believe he will find his home at Mumbai Indians,” MI owner Akash Ambani said in a statement. highlightscenter_img Mayank Markande will play for Delhi Capitals.Markande was part of Mumbai Indians for a couple of seasons.Patrick Farhart’s tenure ended with the 2019 World Cup.last_img read more

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