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Gardaí have arrested a man in his thirties in connection with a fire in Boyle, Co. Roscommon which killed a five-year-old girl. The little girl, Marie Connolly, died in the fire which engulfed her house on Monday night. The fire, which Gardaí have identified as arson,  sparked a search for the culprit across Sligo and Roscommon. Sources say that it is believed the fire may have been … [Read more...]


Your round-up of all the news from the previous week. English Riots Last week saw the second week of troubles arising from the English riots. The week saw the death toll rise to five people, as 68-year-old Richard Bowes died after an assault. Three men were also killed when they were run down by a car and a 29-year-old man also died after being shot in the chest. A 26-year-old man and a … [Read more...]



Each week the Daily Update will be bringing you a round-up of all the news of the week. Erica Mills reports on the stories that featured heavily in the headlines this week. Gardaí In Irish news, An Garda Síochána dominated the headlines in two separate stories. An interim report released this week found that the five Gardaí involved in the Corrib protest “rape remark” allegations … [Read more...]