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#Baltinglass

# baltinglass - Monday 30 April, 2018

Gardaí seize €3k worth of counterfeit sports clothes at Wicklow market

The operation was carried out by gardaí in Baltinglass on Saturday, 28 April.

# baltinglass - Monday 24 July, 2017

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

# baltinglass - Monday 1 May, 2017

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated

Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.

# baltinglass - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar

The assault occurred when three men broke into the pensioner’s (a man in his late 80s) home on the night of 16 March.

# baltinglass - Friday 18 December, 2015

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Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

# baltinglass - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings

The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.

# baltinglass - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Appeal for help in finding missing 14-year-old

Richard Wall has been missing since Friday.

# baltinglass - Sunday 4 May, 2014

'They're as stupid as I am, the people with suits' - local election candidate tells it 'as it is'

Independent candidate Kevin Byrne is hoping that an honest approach to campaigning will help him secure a seat on Wicklow County Council.

# baltinglass - Monday 14 November, 2011

Young girl killed in Co Wicklow road accident

The nine-year-old girl was killed after a collision with a car in Blessingtown, Co Wicklow, this evening.

# baltinglass - Sunday 15 August, 2010

THE BROTHER OF convicted rapist Larry Murphy has spoken of his inability to understand how anyone could “carry out a crime like that”.

Speaking on RTÉ Radio One yesterday, Tom Murphy said that he was being ostracised in his home town of Baltinglass, Co Wicklow. Murphy said that people who knew him were turning away from him in the street because he is Larry’s brother.

He emphasised that Larry would not be staying with him following his release from prison three days ago, and said that their family has been destroyed by him. Tom said Larry wouldn’t tell him the truth about what he had done, and had refused to get counselling. He said:

A person who doesn’t want to help themselves, can’t be helped.

Tom Murphy said it was time for the press to allow the woman who was assaulted and raped by Larry Murphy 10 years ago to get on with her life, and that she deserved an apology from her attacker: “That woman deserves those two words: I’m sorry.”

When asked by the presenter, Charlie Bird, if he had ever spoken to his brother about a number of women who remain missing in Ireland, such as Jo Jo Dullard, Tom Murphy said he did ask him, and Larry said he had nothing to do with it and couldn’t believe he would ask that.

He said he could believe his brother didn’t have any connection to the disappearances, adding:

If he is guilty of these crimes, I’d like him to be caught for it and pay the penalty for it.