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Man defends mountain damage; CAB target was pallbearer at 'Whela' funeral and garda withdraws injury claim

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The damage to Faughill mountain on the border beween South Armagh and Louth has caused devastation to the wildlife of the area.

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Here are the top stories from across this evening:

  • Businessman defends digging out the side of a picturesque Armagh mountain

According to locals, developer John Aiken (19) didn't apply for planning permission before ordering his digger drivers to rip out a substantial section of Foughill Mountain, near Jonesborough.

  • CAB target 'Git' Waldron was pallbearer and bankrolled suits at James Whelan funeral

Cabra man Christopher ‘Git’ Waldron who was a former associate of Eamonn ‘the Don’ Dunne, was keen to show his support to Whelan’s side at his funeral

  • Body-building garda withdraws injury claims after weightlifting video shown in court

Musclebound cop Jessica Feeney had alleged her injuries continued to cause her "constant pain and suffering"

  • Notorious thug who bit off taxi driver’s ear extradited from Thailand and jailed

After being asked to leave the taxi, Jonathan Turley said "How about I throw you out of the car?", before viciously assaulting the driver

  • Loyalist who filmed sick Michaela McAreavey video has gun conviction

Rifle-wielding Andrew McDade was given 100 hours community service for having the weapon without a certificate, with a judge warning he was lucky not to be jailed.

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