Posts Tagged ‘ Health and Safety ’

A Year in Brief: Part One


What a year it’s been; Hitler birthday cakes, mutant rats, and Bob Geldof off to space! To celebrate the end of another 365 days here are some of NIB’s favourite stories of the year.

Kicking off the year in festive spirit a man in Derry was fined after stealing a CCTV camera which “became his friend”. Police found Peter Morrison, 24, drunk and “petting” the camera as they arrived to arrest him. CCTV pets are for life not just for Christmas. Continue reading

Council To Be Sentenced Over Death Of Firefighters

fireWicklow County Council will be sentenced today for criminal health and safety violations relating to the deaths of two fire fighters who died six years ago.

Father of 15, Brian Murray and 26-year-old Mark O’Shaughnessy died fighting a blaze at a disused factory in Bray on September 26, 2007. Continue reading