School Run News: Man arrested in connection with firework attack in Galway 7 months ago

School Run News: Man arrested in connection with firework attack in Galway

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At Home: Man arrested in connection with Galway firework attack

A man has been arrested in connection with a firework attack that left a young woman with life-changing injuries.

The attack occurred in Eyre Square, Co. Galway on October 22nd.

She was sitting at a bus stop when a firework hit her in the face.

She was rushed to hospital and sustained serious injuries.

Gardaí confirmed a young man remains in Garda custody. He is being detained at a Garda station in South Dublin.

Gardaí seek public's help in finding a missing 15-year-old boy

Gardaí have called on the public's help to find a missing teenage boy.


15-year-old Dylan Cobbe was reported missing from Dublin on November 17th.

It is understood both Gardaí and Dylan's family are concerned for his welfare.

He has been described as 5"5 in height, of stocky build and has short, fair hair and blue eyes.

Dylan was either wearing a navy school uniform or grey school clothes when he went missing.

He was also wearing a black puff Nike jacket and grey runners.

He was carrying a dark coloured schoolbag.

Gardaí have urged anyone with information to come forward.


Teenage boy who died suddenly in Cork school named locally

A teenager who died suddenly at a school in Skibbereen, Co. Cork has been named locally.

Third-year student Craig Rodrigues sadly passed away after falling ill at Skibbereen Community School earlier this week.

The young boy was airlifted to Cork University Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

"It is with deep sadness that I inform you that the school has experienced the sudden death of Craig Rodrigues, one of our 3rd year students," the school's principal stated.

"Craig sadly passed away yesterday evening in the care of the hospital medical staff in CUH having fallen ill in school.

"We are deeply saddened by his passing, and our thoughts are with the Rodrigues family at this time."

Covid: Dr. Tony Holohan calls for Christmas parties to be cancelled


Dr. Tony Holohan has urged the public to reconsider planning Christmas parties this year.

He stressed that now is not the time to be organising social gatherings.

His warning comes after a further 3,633 cases were confirmed this evening.

The CMO told Newstalk, "I think a very responsible thing for people who are in a position where they are organising Christmas parties or where they are responsible for the health, wellbeing and welfare of their staff and the customers their staff look after, a responsible thing to do would be to conclude that now is not an ideal time to be planning major socialisation events that don’t need to happen.”

“We know what happens over the Christmas season is lots of parties and we really do not have the capacity as a country to have significant Christmas-type levels of socialisation in the run-in to Christmas if we are to turn this around.”

Celebrity: Bradley Cooper addresses Lady Gaga romance rumours

Bradley Cooper has finally addressed romance rumours about him and his A Star Is Born co-star Lady Gaga.

The pair had been hit with waves of speculation during the movie's promotional tour and throughout award season.

However, Cooper has stressed that their supposed chemistry and connection was simply good acting skills.

Referring to their powerful Oscars performance, Cooper said they were simply performing.

"Just from a personal standpoint, it reduces the anxiety level," the actor explained.

"They kind of fall in love in that scene in the film. It’s that explosive moment that happens to happen to them on a stage in front of thousands of people - It would have been so weird if we were both on stools facing the audience."