Evidence in Dundon trial concludes

first_imgFacebook Gardaí step up operations to tackle Limerick dognappers Email TAGSApril CollinsCourtCrimeDundonIrelandLimerick murderShane Geoghegan WhatsApp Advertisement Previous articleJohn Hunt’s Limerick love affair publishedNext articleDirect selling attracts young guns Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Discover the wonders of Limerick during Heritage Week Limerick on alert as city hit by Covid outbreaks Natasha [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A DEFENCE witness in the trial of John Dundon, who stands accused of the murder of Shane Geoghegan, has told the three judge non jury Special Criminal Court that he was not in the house when the 30-year-old allegedly ordered Barry Doyle to kill John McNamara.Taking the stand, convicted criminal Liam “Lika” Casey (29) denied being at Dundon’s house and denied ever being at a meeting between Dundon and Doyle.Casey, of Hyde Road, had been listed as one of men at the house.Before the trial moved to closing speeches, Casey, who is serving seven years in prison for shooting a man in the legs three years ago, said he had often met John Dundon but said that he was not present at the alleged meeting.John Dundon, 30, with an address of Hyde Road in Limerick has pleaded not guilty to the murder of the rugby player at Dooradoyle in 2008.The trial heard how it’s alleged that the popular Garryowen rugby player was shot yards from his girlfriend’s house in a case of mistaken identity.The court had been told that John Dundon would not give evidence in his own trial.Another listed defence witness, Nathan Killeen, did not testify this Wednesday as the trial evidence concluded.An application to have April Collins returned for cross-examination was denied by the judges who said that the defence counsel already had ample opportunity to cross-examine the witness.April Collins gave evidence that she was present when John Dundon ordered the killing.The three judge non jury Special Criminal Court is to give its verdict next Tuesday.center_img Limerick Senator has beef with meat industry Key restrictions ‘significantly’ tightened to combat spread of Coronavirus RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Linkedin NewsCrime & CourtEvidence in Dundon trial concludesBy Guest Writer – August 8, 2013 975 Twitter Woman arrested and €72,000 seized in Westbury last_img read more

Ex-Macphie boss appointed UK managing director of La Compagnie des Desserts

first_imgAndy Underwood has been appointed UK managing director of desserts and manufacturer La Compagnie des Desserts (CDD)He is replacing Richard Watts, who founded Destiny Foods 29 years ago and has continued to lead the business since Destiny was acquired by La Compagnie des Desserts in December 2019.Underwood (pictured above) was managing director of Macphie for more than four years, and had been the first person outside the Macphie family to hold the role. He left at the end of last year and was replaced by Andy Stapley, who joined the company as chief executive officer.Before joining Macphie, Underwood held board and senior commercial roles with The Authentic Food Company, Brakes, Schwan’s and Coca-Cola Schweppes.“We’re delighted to welcome Andy to the business and we’re sure his considerable experience and success in the industry to date will help the UK business continue to develop positively,” said CDD group president Philippe Bonny, who also thanked Watts for his support during the two-year transition.CDD brings together ice cream, patisserie and bakery manufacturers, including Pole Sud, Le Gourmet Parisien, La Croquanterie Gourmande, Mon Petit Patissier, Mont Blanc, Philippe Urraca, Pain-Petifour and Destiny Foods.“I’m delighted to be joining the Destiny/CDD UK business and having the opportunity to build on what has been achieved to date,” said Underwood. “We offer a high-quality product and service solution to support our customers in providing appropriate desserts to their consumers.”last_img read more