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MAN WHO KILLED DONEGAL REPORTER JAILED FOR FIVE YEARS

first_imgA 22-year-old Dublin man has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison, with the final two years suspended, for the unlawful killing of Donegal reporter Eugene Moloney.Last month, Gary Burch of Kennington Close in Templeogue pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of the 55-year-old Donegal man.Mr Moloney, who was born in England and raised in Belfast but who has family connections with Fahan, was attacked on Camden Street in Dublin while walking home from a stag party in the early hours of 24 June, 2012. He died from injuries sustained from a blow to the head.Mr Moloney had worked with the Irish Independent for more than 20 years. He had been freelancing at the time of his death.MAN WHO KILLED DONEGAL REPORTER JAILED FOR FIVE YEARS was last modified: July 2nd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:EUGENE MOLONEYGary Burchjaillast_img read more

‘Save Ganga’ crusader Agarwal dead

first_imgG.D. Agarwal, 86, who was on a fast to save the Ganga, died following a heart attack on Thursday. Formerly a professor in the civil engineering department at IIT-Kanpur who had adopted the name Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, the environmentalist was vocal on disallowing hydroelectric projects in Uttarakhand along the Ganga.In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June, he declared his intention to go on a fast as several of his demands had not been met.Agarwal’s key demands included a special law to deal with pollution and encroachment on the Ganga, and maintaining the environmental flow of the river to prevent pollution. He was subsisting on a diet of honey, lemon and water and, according to a senior official in the Water Ministry who was abreast of his activities, had given up water in the last week.“He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, and succumbed to a heart attack,” the official told The Hindu.last_img read more