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CUSTODY FOR FOUR MEN FOLLOWING COUNTY DRUGS SEIZURE

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Date Published: 17-Sep-2012

Four Vietnamese men have been remanded in custody charged in connection with the seizure of an estimated €264,000 worth of cannabis plants during Garda raids on houses in Oughterard and Dunmore over the weekend.

Garda Noel McNulty gave evidence at Galway District Court today of arresting and charging three of the men at Galway Garda Station yesterday.

Before the court in custody were 60 year old Son Thianh Trinh, 37 year old Tuan Tran

and 48 year old Lee Van Dung, all of no fixed above.

All three are charged with the cultivation of cannabis plants at Ballygally, Gleann Road, Oughterard last Saturday September 15.

They are further charged with having the drugs in their possession and having them for sale or supply to another on the same date.

The men made no reply when the charges were put to them.

Garda Barry Nugent gave evidence of arresting 29 year old Ngugen Van Nam, at

Addergoole Beg, Garrafauns, Dunmore, on the same date .

He too made no reply when the same charges were put to him.

On the application of Inspector Brendan Carroll Judge Mary Fahy remanded all four men in custody to Harristown District Court on Friday, September 21, to await DPP’s directions.

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Galway has country’s largest population of young people

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

Galway has a population of young people which is more than twice the national average.

According to information gathered by the Central Statistics Office, Galway’s population of 20 to 24 year olds is more than twice the national average.

The number of 25-34 year olds in Galway is also more than the norm nationally, with the two main colleges thought to be the main reason.

However immigration in Galway is much higher than in other areas at 19.4 percent, compared to the national average of 12 percent.

 

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Call for direct donations to city charity shops

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

A city councillor is encouraging people to donate goods directly to charity shops.

It follows allegations of thefts from clothes banks in Galway and across the country in recent months.

However, cameras are in place at some clothes banks and surveillance is carried out by local authorities.

Speaking on Galway Talks, Councillor Neil McNeilis said the problem of theft from clothes banks is widespread.

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Galway ‘Park and Ride’ could become permanent

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

A park ‘n’ ride scheme from Carnmore into Galway city could become a permanent service if there is public demand.

That’s according to the Chief Executive of Galway Chamber of Commerce, Michael Coyle.

The pilot scheme will begin at 7.20 next Monday morning, May 13th.

Motorists will be able to park cars at the airport carpark in Carnmore and avail of a bus transfer to Forster Street in the city.

Buses will depart every 20 minutes at peak times and every 30 minutes at offpeak times throughout the day, at a cost of 2 euro per journey.

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