Mother, son and third man deny false imprisonment of Limerick teen

first_imgThe trial continues at Limerick Circuit CourtTHE trial of a mother and son charged in connection with the alleged false imprisonment of a 19-year-old has opened at Limerick Circuit Court.Michael Kirby (32) and his mother Mary (64) both denied the false imprisonment of Dylan Cosgrave of Garryglass Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston in the Kirby family home at 89 Hyde Road on September 14 last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A third man, Daniel Kelly (19) with addresses at 121, O’Malley Park and apartment 1, Main Street, Caherconlish also denies the false imprisonment charge. Along with Michael Kirby, he was also jointly charged with possession of an imitation handgun in suspicious circumstances at Caledonian Park on the same date, as well as assaulting and threatening to kill Mr Cosgrave.The jury of nine men and three women heard that evidence will be given by Mr Cosgrave, his mother and upwards of 30 Gardaí.The trial before Judge John Hannan is expected to last until the end of next week and this Thursday will hear from the alleged victim. Linkedin NewsBreaking newsMother, son and third man deny false imprisonment of Limerick teenBy Staff Reporter – November 17, 2016 1479 TAGSlimerick Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email WhatsApp Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Previous article“We are Electric Eel Shock! Who the f*ck are you?” #musiclimerick #liveNext articleLimerick petrol station destroyed after car crashed through shop Staff Reporter Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Printlast_img read more

Committee passes Speaker Smith’s $11.8 million Vermont Investment Program jobs package

first_imgThe House Corrections and Institutions Committee yesterday unanimously passed the yearly Capital Bill, which includes $11.8 million for Speaker Shap Smith’s Vermont Investment Program jobs package that he outlined on the opening day of the legislative session.”I’m very pleased with the work of the House Corrections and Institutions Committee to craft a Capital Bill that makes strategic investments in Vermont and creates jobs for Vermonters in these challenging economic times,” said Speaker Smith. “On the first day of the session, I said that the number one priority of the House is helping Vermonters and Vermont businesses weather the economic storm, and this bill does just that.”The $11.8 million Vermont Investment Program will put Vermonters to work and help young Vermonters develop marketable skills while improving state and local infrastructure. Among other things, the Vermont Investment Program will:Put young Vermonters to work repairing and renovating Vermont state parks in a summer youth employment programHelp communities keep Vermonters working through funding for local projectsProvide funding for the construction of transitional housing victims of violence and homeless Vermonters as well as housing for the elderly or Vermonters with disabilitiesExpand telecommunications and broadband infrastructure”In these tough times, it’s important that we do everything we can to keep Vermonters working and get our economy back on track,” said Institutions Chair Alice Emmons, D-Springfield. “The Vermont Investment Program invests in Vermont and Vermonters so we can all get through this economic crisis.”Also included in the Capital Bill is funding for the construction of the Vermont Forensics Lab, renovations to the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington and the next phase of the State Archives construction. It also invests federal stimulus funds in wastewater treatment projects and town drinking water projects.The House Appropriations Committee is considering the Capital Bill today. It is expected on the House floor tomorrow and Friday.Source: Vermont Speaker of the Houselast_img read more