A man accused of multiple counts of deception at a company based at Tivoli in Cork confessed to several sample charges yesterday.Patrick Barrett, aged 33, of 22 An Sruthán, Cúlard, Carrigtwohill, County Court, was arraigned at Cork Circuit Criminal Court yesterday where he replied, guilty, to several charges. The first charge stated that on an unknown date between April 1 and September 30 2018 at Minteq Europe Ltd, Tivoli industrial estate, Tivoli, he did dishonestly appropriate property, namely part of 120SQ earth cable valued at €1,124, without the consent of its owner with the intention of depriving him of the property. Barrett pleaded guilty to that count and to similar counts referring to the theft of €4,600 worth of cable during the period July 27 to July 30 2018, and €4,869 worth of cable from July 9 to September 30 2018.The last two counts referred to theft of an Apple iPhone 6S valued approximately €500 and a Dell Latitude laptop valued … [Read more...] about Man pleads guilty to deception
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The southern African nation is home to an estimated 130,000 elephants. The lifting of the ban raised concerns about a possible increase in illegal poaching of elephants for their tusks to supply the ivory trade. "Expect mass culling next," the chief executive of WildlifeDirect, Paula Kahumbu, said in a post on Twitter, adding that the impact of Botswana's decision will be felt across Africa. Botswana has long been a refuge for elephants on a continent where tens of thousands have been killed over the years for their ivory. The decision to lift the hunting ban comes amid growing conflicts between humans, particularly farmers, and elephants, the Botswana government's statement said. It said hunting will resume "in an orderly and ethical manner" but does not say how it will be regulated. The country, with a population of just over two million people, suffers some human-wildlife conflict but has more space than many other countries for animals to roam. The elephant hunting ban was put in … [Read more...] about ‘Expect mass culling next’
Marti Pellow is headling Festival Too. Photo: Courtesy of Festival Too Courtesy of Festival Too The final Festival Too line-up has been revealed. On Saturday, July 13, Marti Pellow will take to the stage at the Tuesday Market Place in King's Lynn to top off an evening of music.The BRIT and Ivor Novello award-winning singer-songwriter first came to the attention of the British public as the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, who held their position at the top of the charts in the 80's and 90's with hits including Wishing I Was Lucky, Sweet Little Mystery, Goodnight Girl and Love is All Around Me.READ MORE: First weekend line-up announced for Festival TooThe third weekend of the free festival, which is in its 34th year, will kickoff on Friday, July 12 with a 90s revival theme.The evening starts with Wisbech Grammar School who will warm up the crowd ahead of the Battle of the Bands solo winner, singer/songwriter Lily Ann.Next up Milky & Gadget (Andrew Shim & Andy Ellis) take the stage … [Read more...] about Marti Pellow to headline final weekend of Festival Too