A day after her writing innocently appeared on the Junior Cert English paper, illustrator Aoife Dooley (top) remains a target for ‘messers’ and nihilistic sociopaths alike.
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Web Summit founder Mr Cosgrave revealed on Monday that he was involved in running the Irish Tax Agency page, which had anonymously targeted ads at European users of Facebook.
In a statement, a spokeswoman for Facebook said “we do not allow pages that are misleading or deceptive on Facebook which is why we have removed the Irish Tax Agency page for violating our policies against impersonation”.
The ads contained the tagline “reduce your taxes on global revenue to 1 per cent”. Users are told that “companies have saved billions in tax by relocating to Ireland from high tax EU nations”.
Facebook removes Paddy Cosgrave’s tax campaign page (Irish Times)
A Remain-backing caller stunned LBC listeners when he said the answer to the Irish border question was to invade the Republic of Ireland.
Steve was repeatedly branded “stupid” for his suggestion by fellow caller Peter who was on the line at the same time.
“We could invade [Ireland],” Steve said during his call to [presenter] Tom Swarbrick (above).
“We’ve invaded Iraq, we’ve invaded Afghanistan, why not Ireland?”
Caller’s Solution To Post-Brexit Irish Border Problem? Invade Ireland…(LBC)
It escalates sharply.
Unspecified location (possibly Tipperary).
Kerry GAA footballer Kevin McCarthy
The court heard that McCarthy had not eaten on the day in question and that he had drank three or four cans of Carlsberg on the bus; five or six brandy and Baileys; and vodka and Red Bull.
The court heard that McCarthy headbutted and bit [security guard] Mr Zybura and also tried to kick him in the groin…
…he injured garda, Garda Michael Dalton, who suffered a soft- tissue injury to his wrist and was unable to work for more than two months.
Gda Coleman was also injured by McCarthy, who “bit him on the right hand, and left teeth-marks“
Defence solicitor Padraig O’Connell said his client had never been in trouble with the law and was known for his sporting prowess.
Testimonials were handed in to court, including from Kilcummin GAA club, the Kerry County Board, and a former Killarney town councillor, Niall ‘Botty’ O’Callaghan…
Judge Waters convicted Mr McCarthy for all three assaults and fined him a total of €1,400.
Kerry football star avoids prison after biting garda in drunk spree (Independent.ie)