30/09/2008

Other NI News In Brief

Fatal Crash Closes Omagh Road

As rain sweeps across the Province, adding to normal 'rush hour' woes on the roads, a man has been killed following a car accident in Co Tyrone. A second man has been taken to the Erne Hospital, Enniskillen. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The incident is on the Gillygooley Road in Drumquin, just outside Omagh and happened around 6.45am today (Tuesday). Yesterday, two men were left in a critical condition in hospital after a car accident near Londonderry. A total of five men - some of whom were teenagers - were taken to the Altnagelvin hospital after the incident on the Mullenan Road.

Woman For Court Over Fatal Stabbing
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The PSNI have revealed that a 25-year-old woman is due to appear in court charged with murdering a man in Belfast. Kevin Doyle, 30, was stabbed at a house in the Summerhill Grange area of Twinbrook. The father of four was found suffering from a chest wound in the early hours of Saturday morning. The woman is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court today (Tuesday). See: Stab Victim Named

HSENI Board News

Four new members have been appointed to the Board of the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI). NI Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has announced the appointments as Gerard Campbell; Crosby Cleland; Lyn Fawcett and Pat Lyons. Mrs Foster said: "The four new members bring with them an array of skills and experience to best complement those of existing board members. This, I believe, will make for a strong board and enhance HSENI's overall effectiveness and success. I wish the new members well in their appointments. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing board members for all of their hard work over the last three years, and acknowledge the continued contributions and commitment of the Board Chairman Professor Peter McKie and existing board members."

(BMcC)

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