Search Results for 'Athlone District Court'

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Jail still looms for arson threats and TV throwing

An Athlone man who threatened to burn down the home of a shopkeeper, and also that of a garda; and who threw a TV, table, and toilet seat at other gardaí, was remanded on continuing bail in Sligo Circuit Court on Tuesday (April 5) to re-appear before Judge Anthony Kennedy in Athlone Circuit Court on July 26.

Athlone and Mullingar finally get new judge

After a 10-month wait the Department of Justice have finally formally replaced the venerable Judge John Neilan, when Judge Seamus Hughes took to the bench in Athlone District Court on Wednesday (March 9). He had already sat in Longford on Tuesday and completed his initiation in Court District No9 on Thursday when he introduced himself to Mullingar.

Grieving brother remanded in custody

The grieving brother of murder victim Marie Greene, who was ordered to limit his drinking to “milk and water”, was remanded in custody for one week after he was unable to stump up €200 bond money in the District Court this week (March 2).

No football on TV at 3am - publican fined

A well-known Shannonbridge publican was fined a total of €1,250 in the Athlone District Court this week (February 16), after being found guilty of being open after hours on two occasions, including the night the local club were on RTE’s Celebrity Bainisteoir.

A century of offences for Athlone’s most famous thief

A local woman whose thieving sprees around Temple Bar in Dublin saw her feature in the Sunday World earlier this year, racked up her 100th conviction in total this week (November 17) in Athlone District Court.

Cider mugger prefers jail to compensation payment

A man convicted of stealing another man’s wallet after threatening him with a can of unopened cider, was jailed this week (November 3) for eight months after he failed to provide the €900 in compensation he was told earlier this year was the only thing that would save him from a prison sentence.

Procedures save mum from jail for now

A mother of four facing her tenth conviction for driving without insurance avoided a jail sentence for at least a week after the judge declared he was “not happy” with the way the prosecuting garda was reading out her previous convictions in the District Court this week (October 27).

Saved by the Leaving Cert

A man with 63 previous convictions who fought with a garda after being apprehended for joyriding around the Marist College in July, avoided any addition to his present sentence after the court heard how he had just started the Leaving Cert in prison.

Dundon disciple pleads not guilty for a second time

A local man who is pleading not guilty to charges of threatening to kill the student sister of Limerick gangland victim Roy Collins because he would allegedly “get good money from Wayne Dundon”, was remanded on continuing bail in Athlone District Court this week (September 22) until November 10 on related theft and menacing charges.

Local woman charged with unlawfully killing mother of three

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A woman was charged in the District Court this week (September 15) with the manslaughter of Lily (Lillian) Scanlon at her home in Valley Court, Athlone over two years ago.


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