Limerick taxi driver denies threat to kill regulator

first_imgPrint Previous articleColaiste Chiarain gets planning for new schoolNext articleAdam and Eoghan drive art in a new direction Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement Twitter TAGSlimerick circuit court Limerick Circuit CourtTHE trial of a Limerick taxi driver accused of threatening to kill a taxi regulator has opened at Limerick Circuit Court. Christopher (Christy) O’Carroll, of The Crescent, Kilteragh, Dooradoyle, has denied threatening to kill Patrick Doyle at East Link Business Park, Ballysimon in April 2013.Prosecution counsel John O’Sullivan BL said the case concerns events that unfolded when Mr O’Carroll was at a premises in the Business Park to have his taxi meter and car tested and verified.It is alleged that he made a threat to kill or cause serious harm to Mr Doyle causing him to believe that the threat could be carried out.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In his opening remarks to the trial, Mr O’Sullivan outlined the State’s case where it is alleged that Christy Carroll, aged in his 50s, brought his vehicle to the SGS Ireland, who were contracted to National transport Authority for taxi testing.Patrick Doyle said that after the meter verification test on his 2003 registered taxi, he told Mr Carroll of certain matters that needed to be tended with his vehicle and these were met with serious aggression. Aggression that went as far to make a threat or cause serious harm.Mr Doyle said that he was told by Carroll, “I will bite your fucking nose off” and towards the end of the exchange, Carroll is alleged to have said “I will be back with a balaclava and shoot your fucking head off”.The trial heard that Mr Doyle left work and observed a vehicle driven near his workplace at a slow speed by Christy Carroll.Mr O’Sullivan said that Christy Carroll wrote a letter of apology to gardai for any words used, but the State say that this is not a full admission of the words used and does not absolve Mr Carroll of criminal liability.The trial is expected to last until Friday before Judge John Hannan. Jury told teacher raped pupil at Limerick primary school Linkedin Paedophile on remand as victims share harrowing effects of abuse RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img NewsLimerick taxi driver denies threat to kill regulatorBy Staff Reporter – November 24, 2016 1452 WhatsApp Sunville House burglars to be sentenced Email Court offers tributes, applause and a smile for the late John Devane Facebook Retrial ordered after ‘tiger kidnapping’ conviction quashed Daughter of Limerick killer jailed over savage attacklast_img read more

An American in Paris Glides Onto Broadway; Opens Officially

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 9, 2016 About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. An American in Paris The new musical An American in Paris opens officially at Broadway’s Palace Theatre on April 12. The tuner, which features a book by Craig Lucas and the tunes of George and Ira Gershwin, stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in their Broadway debuts; they’ve got “Beginner’s Luck.”In honor of the Christopher Wheeldon-helmed production’s opening, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the toe-tapping cast in action. In addition to Fairchild and Cope as Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin, the portrait includes Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Max von Essen as Henri Baurel and Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg.Congratulations to the entire cast of An American in Paris! Hope your big night ‘s wonderful and full of rhythm.center_img View Comments Related Showslast_img read more