Guilty plea entered for murder of Roy Collins

first_imgTwitter NewsLocal NewsGuilty plea entered for murder of Roy CollinsBy admin – May 4, 2010 622 WhatsApp Advertisement Email Facebookcenter_img JAMES Dillon of no fixed abode but from Limerick City will be sentenced on Wednesday for the murder of Limerick business man Roy Collins on April 9 of last year. The trial was due to begin this Tuesday at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin but before the jury was sworn in, Dillon was arraigned and entered a guilty plea when the charge was put to him. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 24-year-old Dillon was remanded in custody and the case was adjourned until Wednesday morning when a victim impact statement is expected from the father of Roy Collins, publican, Steve Collins. Dillon faces life in prison for the murder of Roy Collins after he was shot at the Coin Castle arcade in the Roxboro Shopping Centre just yards from one of the city’s largest garda stations.  Pictured – Roy Collins who was murdered in April 2009 at the Coin Castle Arcade, Roxboro Shopping Centre. Linkedin Previous articleMinister for Sport considers Market’s Field issueNext articleArts briefs for May 8 admin Printlast_img read more

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Snow during a heat wave North Bergen holds winter-themed pool party

first_img ×  1 / 11    2 / 11    3 / 11    4 / 11    5 / 11    6 / 11    7 / 11    8 / 11    9 / 11    10 / 11    11 / 11  ❮ ❯ North Bergen provided the perfect antidote to sweltering summer heatwaves with its “Winter Wonderland”-themed pool party on Friday, Aug. 24 – complete with real snow, an ice skating rink, snowman, ice sculpture, holiday decorations and gifts, and more.About 1,000 residents and guest attended the annual event, with a long line forming well before the gates opened at 7 p.m. Once inside, they were treated to DJ-curated holiday music and dance favorites, with plenty of activities for kids and teens, including a bounce house and obstacle course, a train ride, a green-screen photo booth complete with wacky props, and various sports on the courts.Free transportation was provided for seniors courtesy of the township’s Community Service buses.Of course, nobody went hungry, with a spread of food donated by more than a dozen of the area’s finest dining establishments.The event was hosted by Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Commissioner Hugo Cabrera with the goal of providing fun and entertainment to community residents, whether they are pool members or not.For more than 10 years the annual event has been a highlight of the summer season for locals, with many of the township departments pitching in to ensure its success.As a special surprise, a unique ice sculpture honoring the mayor and commissioners was unveiled at this year’s event.Among the restaurants and vendors that contributed food and support were Aumm Aumm, The Corn Guy, Dunkin Donuts, Franks Pizzeria, Frank Gargiulo, GP’s Restaurant, Hudson Bread, Lido Restaurant & Bar, Pat LaFrieda, Rancho Mateo, Roses Deli, Rumba Cubana, Sabor Latin Bistro, Tapas de Espana, and Waterside Restaurant.Whether one was looking to eat, swim, play, or just hang out with friends, everyone had a great time. 1 / 11    2 / 11    3 / 11    4 / 11    5 / 11    6 / 11    7 / 11    8 / 11    9 / 11    10 / 11    11 / 11  ❮ ❯last_img read more

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first_imgGood Bread is Back- a contemporary history of French breadSteven Laurence KaplanAmerican historian Steven Kaplan traces the French bread-baking tradition, from the 18th Century right through industrialisation of the breadmaking process to the craft bakery revival of the 1990s, which was spurred on by government intervention.Kaplan also offers a personal account of how to assess the quality of French bread from the ideal crust and crumb, to mouth feel and aroma.last_img

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Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again

first_imgFrom left, Rita Jeptoo, Shalane Flanagan, Yeshi Esayias, Buzunesh Deba, Mare Dibaba, and Jemima Jelagat Sumgong run shortly after the start in the women’s division of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON (AP) — Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.Jeptoo finished Monday’s race in a course-record 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds. She becomes the seventh three-time Boston Marathon champion.Jeptoo broke away from a group of five runners at the 23-mile mark. Buzunesh Deba finished second with an unofficial time of 2:19:59.American Shalane Flanagan finished seventh after leading for more than half the race. She took a gamble by setting the early pace. She ran her first mile in 5 minutes, 11 seconds, but fell back on the Newton Hills about 21 miles into the race.last_img read more

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