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Judge prefers capital rather than sentence

A self-employed father with 55 previous convictions, who was caught driving without insurance whilst still serving a previous ban, avoided jail in the District Court this week (July 20) after a judge deemed a charitable contribution of €2,000 more suitable.

Jail and 20-year disqualification for man with 84 previous convictions

A 29-year-old man with 84 previous convictions, including a disqualification from driving, was sentenced at Ballinrobe District Court sitting in Castlebar last week for driving a van with a false registration plate.

Councillors to contact Justice Minister over ‘revolving door system’

Members of Mayo County Councils Joint Policing Committee this week proposed to contact the Minister of Justice to condemn the “revolving door system of prisons” as prison sentences are not a “deterrent” and gardaí are frustrated that “criminals can act without impunity”.

 

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