Pensioner sexually assaulted grandson

first_img Previous articleNine arrested in connection with dissident activityNext articleOcean race in uncertain waters admin Advertisement Twitter NewsLocal NewsPensioner sexually assaulted grandsonBy admin – October 15, 2012 703 Print WhatsApp The court heard from Sergeant Donal Cronin that the matter came to light when the boy engaged with his mother and told her of what had happened. A complaint was made to gardai and an investigation into the incident was carried out.The matters before the court related to two incidents that were said to have happened on dates between October and December 2009 with the second offence taking place on dates between May and September 2010Solicitor for the accused, Sarah Ryan, provided the court with a report from clinical psychologist, John Gregory, who said that the man was engaging with counselling in an effort to deal with the matter.After being told that a probation report was to be provided to the Circuit Court on October 19 next, Judge Eugene O’Kelly said  that he had to “deal with and finalise the matters he had before him”.“He is getting help and that is what is the most important thing to remember”, the judge said, adding that “I am giving him the incentive to work with a councillor to avoid what would surely be a very unpleasant time for him in prison at his age”.Judge O’Kelly convicted and sentenced the accused to six months in prison but suspended the sentence on his own bond of €500 to keep the peace and be of good behavior for a period of two years.“He is to engage fully with counselling and Mr Gregory’s recommendations”, the judge said. Email A 78-year-old grandfather has avoided an “unpleasant time in prison” after Judge Eugene O’Kelly gave him a six month suspended sentence for sexually assaulting his grandson on two occasions in in 2009 and 2010.The pensioner, who can not be named for legal reasons on foot of the judge’s order, pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching the genital area of the then four year old boy at an address in Limerick City.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Facebook Linkedinlast_img read more

Tax refunds for nursing home clients

first_imgLinkedin CLIENTS who use 1,296 beds in Limerick’s 124 nursing homes may be missing out on claiming tax back for the money they or their families are paying for such care. Tax refund specialists say that the average refund received is significantly lower than expected at €5,000. They have teamed up with Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) to produce a free guide, aimed at ensuring anyone who is paying for nursing homes and the costs associated claims all the reliefs and refunds available to them. WhatsApp Advertisement Twitter Printcenter_img NewsHealthTax refunds for nursing home clientsBy Staff Reporter – March 15, 2019 950 Email Facebook Previous articleUPDATE 47 cars and thousands of Euro in cash seized in CAB investigationNext articleLimerick Mayor opens online book of condolence for victims of New Zealand terror attack Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more