Jeffrey Hannon’s murder 10 years ago still haunts family

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WhatsApp Previous articleMongoose / PowPigNext articleAll American story from Ard Scoil Rís Staff Reporter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin NewsCrime & CourtLimerickJeffrey Hannon’s murder 10 years ago still haunts familyBy Staff Reporter – November 15, 2017 3057 Email Facebookcenter_img Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” TAGSAlan Hannonjeffrey hannonlimerickmurder Print Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live THE father of a Limerick man murdered just yards from his home has renewed his appeal for information that will lead to solving the case of his son’s killing.On November 22, 2007, Jeffrey Hannon (19) was bludgeoned to death in a area just yards from his home in O’Malley Park, Southill.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Over the last ten years, Jeffrey’s father Alan has campaigned for justice to be served over his son’s murder and despite several arrests, questionings and lines of investigations followed, a prosecution has not arisen.Last year, two more men, aged in their 20s and 40s, were arrested and detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station but were later released without charge.Earlier this year, a potential witness came forward and offered information to gardai pertaining to the murder.Alan Hannon told the Limerick Post that this witness gave an account to garda as to what allegedly happened on the night Jeffrey was killed.“This haunts me every year and we thought something new was developing with this witness. A file was prepared for the Director of Prosecutions, but I later received a letter to say that they would not be proceeding with the prosecution,” Mr Hannon said ahead of the 10th anniversary of his son’s brutal killing.“I appealed this, well i wrote to the DPP and asked them for the reasons, but I was effectively told that there wasn’t enough evidence to advance the case or lead to a prosecution.“This time of the years is so hard for us and Jeffrey’s two children are always asking what questions.”A murder investigation was launched when Mr Hannon’s body was found in the early hours of November 22, 2007 and to date, 20 people have been arrested and questioned but no charges were ever made.Mr Hannon’s family have constantly appealed to the public for information in connection with the death of Jeffrey.Detectives at Roxboro Garda Station have described the case as being a “complex and detailed inquiry”.On the sixth anniversary of his son’s death, Alan Hannan took to Limerick‘s streets with over 1,000 posters to advertise a march and public protest over the lack of progress in bringing his son’s killer to justice. He says that the time since Jeffrey’s death has been a “complete nightmare” for his family.Jeffrey Hannan had only returned home from England and was out socialising on the night he was violently beaten to death.Alan Hannon says that people know what happened that night and they are out there just too afraid to say.“I am appealing, as Jeffrey’s 10th anniversary approaches, for anyone with anything to come forward.See more Limerick news here Twitter Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Advertisementlast_img read more

BAE invests in top-flight course for HR specialists

first_img Previous Article Next Article BAE has entered its top HR professionals on a strategic leadership programmeto create a high-level division of HR ‘business partners’. The aerospace and electronics giant outsourced its transactional HR functionin a £800m, 10-year deal with Xchanging in 2001, leaving 220 HR specialists todrive the company’s policies and strategy. BAE’s HR director for resourcing and development, John Whelan, said 70 ofthe company’s ‘top 100’ senior HR specialists are undergoing a University ofMichigan (UoM) programme to develop strategic skills and knowledge. BAE decided on the US offering because UK business schools could not providewhat it needed. US business schools are more “about delivering for yourbusiness”, Whelan said. Participants in the six-month programme – which include HR directors of thecompany’s business units – were assessed before being accepted for the£10,000-a-student course, which is run by UoM-based Global Consulting Alliance.Kevin Green, managing director of Qtab, which is working with BAE on theassessment process, said the programme would include capability planning andculture management. It will also teach participants consulting skills and business strategy todrive the company’s HR leaders toward playing “very different roles in thefuture”, said Green. Whelan ultimately sees little crossover ahead between the transactional andbusiness partner branches of HR serving the company. “We sort of debate that. There may not be comparable skills. I don’tsee a great link-up,” he added. By DeeDee Doke Comments are closed. BAE invests in top-flight course for HR specialistsOn 18 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more