Limerick murder trials open at Central Criminal Court

first_imgNewsLimerick murder trials open at Central Criminal CourtBy Staff Reporter – February 6, 2017 907 Print Murder accused Monika MatrackaTHE trial of a 38-year-old woman accused of the murder of popular long-distance runner, Michael Rejmer on New Years Eve 2015, is to open before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin this Monday.The body of the Polish native was found under pallets and tarpaulin in the back garden of the home he shared with Monika Matracka at The Pines, Briarfield in Castletroy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up After reports that Mr Rejmer had not been seen in a number of days, extensive searches were initiated before his body was found in the garden. Ms Matracka was charged with the murder of the 38-year-old and has been held in custody since.Last year, the Director of Public Prosecutions directed that the matter be sent on indictment to the Central Criminal Court sitting at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.Meantime, the trial of a 56-year-old Latvian man charged with the murder of his flatmate has opened at the Central Criminal Court before Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy.Arnis Labunskis, with an address at Wolfe Tone Street, is charged with the murder of 39-year-old Dainius Burba at the same address on a date between 21 and 22 April, 2015.Mr Labunskis has been in custody after his Lithuanian flatmate was found dead in the early hours of morning in the apartment they shared.Gardaí were alerted to a disturbance at the home where Mr Burba was found dead.When arraigned, the 57-year-old pleaded not guilty. A jury of three women and nine men was sworn in to hear the case. Monika Matracka has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Michal Rejmer Previous articleLimerick man accused of defecating in security hatchNext articleCompetition winner Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email WhatsApp Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin TAGSCCJDublinfeaturedlimerickMichael RejmerMonika MatrackamurderPolish Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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News story: Smart tracking of waste across the UK: apply for funding

first_imgFind out more about SBRI and how it works. Solutions should track movements of wasteProjects should develop ideas for tracking individual movements of waste through the economy including: The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is to invest up to £400,000 in projects that use digital technology to record and track the movement of waste through the economy.The investment is part of the government’s GovTech Catalyst, which aims to encourage businesses to come up with smart solutions to public sector challenges.Better management of data and processesIn the last report on total waste generation, the UK was estimated to have generated more than 200 million tonnes in a year.Processes for disposing of this waste are sometimes fragmented and often duplicated. Defra wants to know more about the waste being generated, how it is handled and disposed. This will maximise value from resources, improve UK productivity and minimise damage to the environment.Funding for the competition is under SBRI (the Small Business Research Initiative), which aims to bring together government and businesses to find innovative solutions to public sector challenges. the point of generation or collection who is handling the waste how and where it is treated the outputs from these processes and where these end up the competition opens on 11 June 2018, and the deadline for registration is at midday on 18 July 2018 it is open to any organisation that can demonstrate a route to market for its idea we expect phase 1 contracts to be worth up to £80,000 and to last up to 3 months successful projects will attract 100% funded development contracts a briefing event will be held on 29 June 2018 Applications should be able to deal with the challenge of an estimated 23 million waste transactions across more than 100,000 regulated sites and 100,000 waste carriers.This competition is in 2 phases. Phase 1 is for contracts of up to £80,000 to examine the feasibility of ideas. The best ideas could win a share of up to £1 million to develop and field test a prototype in a second phase.Competition information Find out more about this competition and apply.last_img read more

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