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Case adjourned pending directions of DPP

first_imgNewsLocal NewsCase adjourned pending directions of DPPBy admin – October 4, 2011 941 WhatsApp A CONVICTED gang rapist has been granted bail at Limerick District Court after he was arrested and charged with an assault on a woman, as well as breaches of the public order act. 24-year-old Dean Barry with an address at Garryglass Avenue was arrested after gardai were called to a disturbance on Vartry Avenue, Raheen. Barry was found at the scene to be involved with a number of others as part of a verbal dispute. Gardai told Limerick District Court that he was seen shouting and roaring at people in the vicinity shortly after 9.30pm.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up During the course of their initial investigation, gardai gave evidence that Barry was seen striking out at a female and punching her in the face. He was said to have been very abusive and highly intoxicated.Judge Eamon O’Brien heard that the accused man was arrested and charged with the offences and held to appear before court on September 29 last.Dean Barry has 47 previous convictions, including the gang rape of a woman in Cratloe while her boyfriend was locked in the car booth.Judge Eamon O’Brien consented to bail after no objection was made by the State and he was ordered to sign on, stay away from the alleged injured party and the area.Ted McCarthy solicitor was assigned as legal aid for the accused and the matter was adjourned until November 24 next for the directions of the DPP to be furnished to the court. Advertisement Print Emailcenter_img Facebook Twitter Previous article32-year-old man charged with Purcell murderNext articleLynxs deal launchpad for global cargo hub admin Linkedinlast_img read more

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Honduran Military Students Develop Bomb-Dismantling Robot

first_imgBy Dialogo November 09, 2015 The example given to us by the Brazilian Army regarding the abundance of wildlife or jungle life that exists in Brazil is magnificent. We, the Hondurans, should learn about this experience to apply it, as appropriate, in our country, Honduras. Jorge Arturo Reina Idiáquez The military students’ work is helping the country meet modern-day security challenges. Students and military authorities will continue adjusting the robot before it’s used in the field. Before working on the robot, UDH’s military students developed drones, known as “weevils,” for reconnaissance and to record images authorities are using in forest areas to monitor the impact of climate change. A versatile device “These drones will enable us to monitor what is happening. They have a flight range of four to five kilometers, so they could also be used if there’s a fire,” said Rear Admiral Ramón Cristóbal Romero Burgos, UDH’s vice chancellor. In 2014, the students started designing the robot, which functions as a steel-armored vehicle, similar to a combat tank, but with an infrared camera system to record movements from up to 100 meters without difficulty, according to engineer León Rojas, chairman of UDH’s Technology Innovation Department. The prototype, which is about 1.5 meters wide by 2 meters long, will feature brushless motors with power regulators to give it the stability to traverse obstacles. Commander Mario Vázquez, chief of UDH’s Research and Development Department added: “The intent is for the Honduran Army, Navy, and Air Force to provide us with their projects or subjects to be developed to improve any instrument they have to halt the so-called new threats, thus benefiting the country’s security. It would also be a great experience to contact and have a scientific exchange with other international research universities to bolster our programs.” The UDH is renowned for its excellence in educating and training Military professionals and select civilians. Military mechatronic engineers educated there are professionals with a solid base of training and knowledge in basic military scientific technology and managing computer tools, as well as in the design and automation of mechatronic systems, control systems, industrial electronic systems, and the manufacturing of materials. A record of technological innovation “Honduras and its Armed Forces will reap benefits from this project,” Rojas said. “We expect a positive impact on deterrence of any sort of contingency or attempt to locate a bomb, knowing the Army, Navy, and Air Force have a response.” Twenty-four military students majoring in mechatronics engineering at Honduras’s Defense University (UDH) are designing a bomb-dismantling robot as part of a Ministry of National Defense’s effort that encourages them to develop technological innovations to modernize the Armed Forces’ equipment. In addition to improving public safety, the robot could become profitable. The Military is expected to use it as a reconnaissance vehicle; an automated greenhouse; to assist and aid victims of disasters, such as oil spills and earthquakes; and to control the operation of a conveyor belt or elevator. “This innovation could place the domestic industry in a good position to compete in the international market,” Rojas said in remarks reported by Infodefensa on September 1. “The goal is to sell it.” “Through the military majors of Honduras’s Defense University, the Ministry of Defense intends to provide bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist students in mechatronics with the knowledge they need to conduct research to update the equipment used by the country’s Armed Forces,” Rear Adm. Romero explained. “The goal is to create a wireless, remote-controlled robot to deactivate bombs so we do not expose people to the process of neutralizing an explosive,” said Captain Cobia Fugon, a member of UDH’s Research Department. “The students are working in a synchronized fashion. The specific tasks are divided among groups of three students.” “Honduras must be prepared to meet the threats facing the world today, such as chemical attacks, bombs, arson at refineries, possible anthrax incursions, and drug trafficking,” said Colonel Uriel Cantor Galeano, the National Port Protection Commission’s executive director. “There are many tests being conducted to build the mechanical part,” Capt. Fugon explained. “We have conducted three field tests and achieved the best possible results. There are two or three tests left before we reach our goal.” last_img read more

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Hernandez breaks down in tears over LA Galaxy transfer

first_img There appears to be a business strategy of bringing European stars into it, who often go on to set records. The likes of David Beckham, Andrea Pirlo, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard ended their playing days in the MLS. But while infuriating fans just days into his move, there have been some positive reactions to Chicharito’s open conversation with his father. Former American goalkeeper Hope Solo took to her Twitter in support, describing it as “an honest moment Hernandez though, says his words were taken out of context and he meant to express that it is the beginning of his retirement and that he plans to play for LA Galaxy for many years to come. He clarified the comments on his Youtube channel, saying: ”It’s so simple. I think all over the world, but [especially] in my country we love and we are like obsessed with drama and excess. Read Also:Javier Hernandez joins LA Galaxy from Sevilla ”And so when you say ‘retirement’ it’s like ‘oh, tomorrow he’s going to announce retirement’. ”They didn’t really listen to what I said, ‘the beginning of the retirement. The retirement could last 10 years, you never know”’. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Javier Hernandez has angered fans following a phone call with his father about his recent transfer to LA Galaxy. He tells his father during the call that the ‘European Dream’ is over and it is the beginning of his retirement. El Chicharito @CH14_ más orgánico… Le duele y mucho dejar la alta competencia del fútbol europeo tras 10 años y sabe que puede ser el principio del fin de sucarrera. El Chicharito, as Hernandez is also known, spent the first half of the season at LaLiga side Sevilla but made the move stateside in the past few days.The Mexican forward has played in Europe for over 10 years. The 31-year-old broke down when speaking with his father about moving to North America, as he said: ”Everything is perfect dad, it’s only that…well it’s like the beginning of my retirement you? ”We are retiring from the European Dream”. He has been criticised by fans for likening leaving Europe to retirement. Columnist for the Athletic Soccer, Will Parchman, tweeted: ”Communicating that you’re giving up on a dream to come to a league that considers you one of its highest profile signings in 25 years practically minute after you sign…it’s just hilarious optics”.center_img Loading…last_img read more