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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

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# Naas
Have you seen 17-year-old Mario? He's been missing from Kildare for five weeks
Mario has been missing from Naas since Monday 11 June.
# Bowsie behaviour
Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout
Some drivers have been acting the eejit and then some over the bank holiday.
# pugs and bulldogs
Irish vets call for ban on advertising involving 'flat-faced' dogs
Brachycephalic animals – those with a reduced skull shape and flat nose – are among the top animal welfare concerns for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).
# Clane
Garda investigation after a number of shotguns stolen from Kildare armoury
The guns were robbed over the weekend.
# Gardaí
Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.
# drug debt
Plea for leniency rejected as man who is sole carer for elderly parents jailed for drug charge
William Duff had been off drugs for a number of years but relapsed in 2015 after his girlfriend suffered a miscarriage.
# Naas
Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State'
The couple claimed rent allowance to pay off a mortgage that the husband got under a false name.
# The 139
A new bus route will link Blanchardstown and Naas
There will be nine services each way, seven days a week.
# Sneachta
A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago
The snowman is about 11ft tall.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Naas: Canals and colourful stories a stone's throw from everything
Plus one very, very big ball.
# Naas Road
Gardaí appeal for footage of car involved in serious collision after burglary
Three teenagers were arrested and one person hospitalised after the crash last month.
# Co Kildare
Man daubed house with 'abusive graffiti' after earlier punching partner in the face
The man fled the scene after the attack was later seen emerging from the house with a paintbrush.
# rahin woods
Man due in court charged in connection with Philip Finnegan murder
The 24-year-old’s body was found in Rahin Woods in September last year.
# Kildare
Two arrests after gardaí seize over €800k in cash in Naas
The men were arrested after a planned operation by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.
# Joseph O'Connor
Former garda fined €3,000 after leaking personal information he obtained from Pulse system
Judge Michael Walsh said the guilty man ‘effectively wrote his own P45′.
# Blaze
Investigation into fire at vacant shopping centre in Naas
Emergency services were alerted to the fire at the centre on Corbyn’s Lane at around 8pm yesterday.
# Irish Abroad
'It's a team any Irish boy would want to play for. I ended up playing against them'
Oli Jager had an impressive outing against the Lions on Saturday and is hungry for more.
# Alcatraz to San Francisco
Two Naas men swim for charity through shark-infested waters
Stephen Tighe and Paul Quigley will be taking part in the swim to raise money for Gorta-Self Help Africa.
# Naas
Cyclist on motorised bike banned for three years for drink cycling
The man was charged with driving a mechanically propelled vehicle while exceeding the alcohol limit.
# building and property
Whatever happened to... A shopping centre to put the heart back in Naas?
The Kildare town has suffered in the last few years, with many businesses closing down.
# Story Horse
Lost some horses? Gardaí found a couple wandering in Naas this morning
The two horses were found wandering along the Monread Road in Naas earlier today.
# gone
Five Sinn Féin members resign in Kildare over allegations of bullying
“We have been insulted, disrespected,” said councillor Sorcha O’Neill.
# Naas
Man sentenced to 12 months for assaulting babysitter in Kildare
The judge praised the teenage victim for her courage.
# Kildare
Concern for teenage boy missing since Monday
Richard Wall (16) was last seen five days ago in Naas.
# appeal
15-year-old Jasmine Scally missing from Kildare since 17 March
She was last seen leaving her home on the Friday evening shortly after 8pm.
# Courts
Judge says case of alleged abuse of Kildare teenager is one of the most shocking he has encountered
The teenager claims that her mother horsewhipped her.
# Seizures
Five arrested and €230,000 worth of drugs seized in major operation in three counties
The seizures began this afternoon when Gardaí stopped and searched a car on the M8.
# 150 new jobs
Food processor Dawn Farms will pump €25m into its 'meat innovation' hub in Naas
The innovation centre designs products for restaurant chains and food manufacturers.
# slow down
Gardaí caught a driver going 148kph on a foggy 100kph stretch of road this morning
Gardaí in Naas also caught a motorist driving at 185kph.
# Courts
Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home
Alan Fagan stole a black Samsung tablet worth €400.
# workplace death
Investigations launched after man dies in Kildare workplace accident
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Kildare North
'They've taken the heart and soul out of the town' - Locals worried as business after business closes in Naas
Retail businesses in the town are facing a myriad of problems.
# rural crime
Elderly man in shock after raiders with screwdrivers break into his home
The two men robbed a small amount of cash before fleeing.
# Naas
Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare
The Defence Forces were called to the scene.
# busy weekend
Gardaí arrest drink driver, stop four speeding cars and seize six others
A Limerick driver travelling at double the speed limit because he was ‘late to work’ was caught yesterday morning.
# court dates
Motorists caught five times over drink driving limit and driving past checkpoints
The two drivers were detected by Naas Traffic Corps.
# Naas
Driver under influence of drugs arrested after losing control of car
Meanwhile, three people were arrested for drink driving at three different checkpoints in Kilkenny.
# N7
Driver caught doing 216km/hour in 100km zone
The driver was arrested and the car seized as it had no insurance.
# Naas
Two bodies discovered at house in Kildare
The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.
# Courts
Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children
The court tightened his bail restrictions even further on Thursday.