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Man in his 70s dies after being struck by teleporter at Meath farm

AN INVESTIGATION HAS been launched after a man in his 70s died at a potato farm in Meath yesterday. The man was struck by a teleporter on the farm near Stamullen, a spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority told TheJournal.ie. He was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda yesterday afternoon where [...]

By |2018-02-12T11:06:47+00:00February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man in his 70s dies after being struck by teleporter at Meath farm

Irish food business forced to close after ‘human excrement overflowing from the food workers’ toilet’

One Irish food business was forced to close last month after rodent droppings were found on the floor in the food production area. In total, four closure orders were served on Irish food businesses in January. Three closure orders were served under the FSAI (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) Act, 1998 to the Hot Spot [...]

By |2018-02-07T15:50:07+00:00February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Irish food business forced to close after ‘human excrement overflowing from the food workers’ toilet’

Former Dublin Bus worker stole over €14k from the company

A former Dublin Bus worker who stole over €14,000 from the company by logging bogus customer refunds has received a two year suspended sentence. Rory Mullally (26) was responsible for giving rebates to customers with TaxSaver Leap Cards following a six day Dublin Bus strike in 2016, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court was told. Mullally, whose [...]

By |2018-02-02T12:20:08+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Former Dublin Bus worker stole over €14k from the company

Marks and Spencer employee stole nearly €25k in cash from shop floor

A Marks and Spencer employee who stole nearly €25,000 in cash from the shop floor over a three-month period will be sentenced later this year. John Downes (56) carried out 54 thefts from cash registers in the store's Dundrum branch between April and July 2016, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard today. The total amount stolen [...]

By |2018-02-02T12:17:54+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marks and Spencer employee stole nearly €25k in cash from shop floor