Man in Killarney pronounced dead after being found in serious condition

A man, 32 years, discovered at an apartment complex on Upper High Street, Killarney, County Kerry on Sunday 6th of March 2016 with serious injuries, was pronounced dead at Cork University Hospital this afternoon, Thursday 10th March 2016.

Gardaí also discovered the body of an 11-month-old baby boy after being called to an incident at the apartment complex on the 6th March 2016. The baby was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but pronounced dead a short time later. The Assistant State Pathologist, Dr. Bolster, carried out a preliminary examination at the scene.

An incident room has been established at Killarney Garda Station and a Garda Family Liaison Officer has been appointed in the case. Members from the Garda Technical Bureau examined the scene.

Investigating Gardaí continue to appeal for witnesses. They are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of Park Place Apartments between 1pm and 6pm yesterday evening (6/3/2016) to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station 064-6671160, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Man arrested after Castleknock Robbery

Gardai at Blanchardstown have arrested a man in his 40’s following a robbery at a pharmacy at Castleknock on 9th March 2016.

At approximately 7.25pm an off duty member of An Garda Siochana observed a male acting suspiciously in the vicinity of a Pharmacy at Castleknock Shopping centre.

He then contacted Gardai at Blanchardstown. He observed this man enter a Pharmacy. The man threatened staff and demanded money and assaulted a customer. The off duty Garda entered the pharmacy, identified himself as a member of An Garda Siochana, and the man was arrested, with assistance from two uniformed Gardai from Blanchardstown who had arrived at the scene.

The male was taken to Blanchardstown Garda station where he was detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

He was charged this morning and has been brought to Blanchardstown District Court for 10.30am sitting this morning the 10th March 2016.

No one was seriously injured in the incident.

Fatal motorcycle crash The Heath, Co. Laois

Gardaí in Portlaoise, Co Laois are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at The Heath, Co. Laois on the 9th of March 2016.

At approximately 7.20pm a motor cyclist(late 20’s) was seriously injured when his motor cycle was in a collision with a car on the old Portlaoise to Ballybrittas Rd(R419) at The Heath. He was taken to Portlaoise hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car, a female(75yrs) was also taken to Portlaoise hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place, the road is expected to remain closed until tomorrow afternoon the 10th March 2016.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Portlaoise Garda station on 057 8674100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Missing person Daniel Gerrard

Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of Daniel Gerrard (23 yrs) who is missing from Bridgewater, Co Tipperary.

Daniel was last seen on the the 7th March 2016 in the Bridgewater House area of Clonmel at approximately 5:50 am. He is described as being 6 ft tall, lean build, short brown hair and brown eyes. When last seen he was wearing a blue hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms and grey runners.

Anyone who has seen Daniel or who can assist in locating him is asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station on 052-6177640, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

24 year old dies on Aer Lingus flight

RTE News tonight reported that a 24-year-old male has died aboard an Aer Lingus flight travelling from Lisbon to Dublin.

The man is reported to have bit another passenger before being restrained by crew and then fell unconscious.

The captain declared a medical emergency and the plane was diverted to Cork Airport where it landed at 17:40.

The man was pronounced dead on-board the plane.

Crew and passengers have been taken off the plane and are being transported by bus to Dublin.

Aer Lingus Flight Number EI485 Information