Pensioner acquitted of running a public bar in his garden shed

first_img Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released A pensioner prosecuted by a council who accused him of running a bar in his garden shed has been acquitted.Donegal District Court heard that Chief Supt Terri McGinn, visited the shed and had no complaints people were being charged by 72-years-old Patsy Brogan at his home in the Bluestack Mountains.Judge Kevin Kilrane said there was no evidence anybody was being charged money at the bar. He said the shed had been converted to look like a bar and lounge.The judge also dismissed a second charge that Brogan had several unused cars, caravans and lorries outside his home which became known as “The Bog Hotel” near Frosses, Co. Donegal.Both charges were brought by Donegal County Council under planning regulations.Retired Sgt Tom Lyons told the court that he first visited the premises in 2003 when the shed was an ordinary building for bags and other debris.When he revisited after being told it was run as a licensed premises Brogan told him that three people drinking there were working for him around the house.Sgt Lyons said there was no evidence that any money changed hands.He added that the chief supt for the county had investigated herself and he didn’t get any report that there was anything wrong. HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Pensioner acquitted of running a public bar in his garden shed Facebook By News Highland – March 4, 2010 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrycenter_img Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Previous articleDr Tom McGinley: smoking with children in the car should be a crimeNext articleOverhead costs forcing Donegal hotels out of business News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Newsx Adverts RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers last_img read more

Bethel University’s third annual Give Back Gala set for July 17

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest By Brooklyne Beatty – June 17, 2020 0 389 Twitter (Photo Supplied/Bethel University) Bethel University’s third annual Give Back Gala is set for next month.The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Bethel Fund, which supports student scholarships and areas of greatest need.Last year, the Give Back Gala raised more than $220,000.Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, this year’s event will be virtual. Keynote speaker, JC Watts, will speak from campus to a small, in-person audience, which will be simulcast for virtual viewers.Watts is a former congressman, ordained minister, CNN contributor and professional athlete.This year’s event will take place on July 17 at 5:30 p.m.Virtual tickets are $50 each, and are available at BethelUniversity.edu/GiveBackGala. $45 of every ticket counts as a tax-deductible gift to the University. Bethel University’s third annual Give Back Gala set for July 17 Facebook Facebook Twittercenter_img TAGSBethel UniversityfundraiserGive Back GalaJC WattsJuly 17virtual Previous articleElkhart City Council passes resolution for municipal IDsNext articleIndiana triggers additional unemployment benefits Brooklyne Beatty Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Marketlast_img read more

Free health service combats work-related illness

first_imgBakers are being offered a free health service to combat work-related illness.Launched yesterday, the government-funded Health for Work Adviceline offers free, tailored occupational health advice and support to managers or employees in organisations in England, who are experiencing problems with physical or mental ill health.Employers and workers can benefit from telephone advice, live web-based chat and over 200 easy-to-access guides. According to Syngentis, an estimated 100,000 bakers work for SMEs across the UK. Bakers are about 80 times more likely to develop occupational asthma than the average British worker, and they are also at risk from musculoskeletal injury from manual handling.The Adviceline is part of Health, Work and Well-being, a government-led initiative to improve the health and well-being of working age people in the UK.Users will be offered tailored results drawn from a bank of over 200 management guides on work-health topics, as well as from The Adviceline’s blogs.last_img read more