LIR News Brief
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Here are your headlines this afternoon:
New Sinn Fein County Counillor:
Following the resignation of Alan Cassidy from the Louth County Council last week, David Saurin has succeeded in taking the vacated seat on behalf of the Sinn Fein party. Saurin is the current Cathaorleach of the Colonel Leonard Cumann and was previously the Chair of the Bobby Sands Cumann, he was also on the Louth Sinn Féin Comhairle Ceantar in a number of different roles. He will attend his first full meeting of the Louth County Council shortly.
Former local man sentenced to life:
A former Louth Village resident has been sentenced today to life imprisonment following his conviction of murder of his former partner five years ago. Kosivan national Vesel Jahiri, stabbed his 25-year-old partner Anna Finnegan to death in 2012. During the court proceedings of his trail Jahiri punched prosecuting counsel Patrick Marrinan in the head as the case was coming to a conclusion.
Success for Muirhevna Mor FC:
Tiernan Mulvenna’s Muirhevna Mor FC defeated Navan Cosmos 3-0 yesterday at the MDL Grounds in Navan to win the North East Football League Premier Division title.
Brendan Hughes, Mickey O’Kane and Chris Caulfield all got on the scoresheet as they overcame a Navan side who were reduced to ten men in the second half.