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“Bottom scum” dealer gets a year in prison

Another Athlone heroin dealer who refused to give any details of those higher than him in the drugs chain, was called “bottom scum” by a judge before he was taken away to start a 12-month jail sentence this week (November 21).

Quenching at the Fires goes to the wire

The granting of a licence for the beer marquee at next week’s Festival of the Fires is to be left until almost the last possible date after minor Garda concerns postponed the formality for another seven days at Athlone District Court this week (April 25).

Defendant restrained after court outburst

A man who claimed he had not been drinking but later became abusive to Judge Seamus Hughes was remanded to Clover Hill prison until February 22.

Court hears of tragic death of pensioner hit by tractor at Custume Place

A fatal accident at Custume Place in Athlone on March 16, 2011 was recalled at Athlone District Court on Wednesday (February 8), in which 85-year-old Frank Lennon died instantly after he was struck by a tractor.

Armed gardaí required at Athlone court for Traveller feud hearing

Upwards of 20 gardaí, including an armed response unit, were present to maintain order as the latest seven protagonists in the ongoing Joyce-Ward feud went before the District Court on Wednesday (January 11).

Defendant refused to sign on at Garda station

A man, who failed to sign on at Athlone Garda Station as part of his bail conditions, appeared before Athlone District Court on Wednesday.

Man to pay butcher compensation after smashing shop window

Picking up a council traffic cone and driving it through a shop window resulted in a court appearance at Athlone District Court on Wednesday October 5. Darren Molloy.

A little laugh can’t save uninsured driver

A Latvian national who brought a rare giggle to the courtroom when he told the judge he was “from Moate”, was nonetheless banned from driving for a further three years and fined €1,000 after being convicted in Athlone District Court this week (July 13) of driving without insurance or a licence.

Free bail to save State for man charged in relation to €120k drugs haul

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A Dublin man allegedly found with 300 cannabis plants with an estimated value of €120,000 in a rural Offaly housing estate, was remanded on continuing bail until June 22 in Athlone District Court this week (April 27) to await DPP directions, without having to raise a surety.

Girl’s teen assailant gets reprieve until November

A teenage boy who assaulted a teenage girl both violently and indecently whilst engaged in illicit drinking in a schoolyard in a Midlands town was remanded on continuing bail until November after both social workers and the HSE gave evidence the boy has made “remarkable improvement” since his release from St Patrick’s Institution just after Christmas.


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