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Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has said that the scenes in the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee last week, which have outraged people across the country, underline the need for reform of procedures in the courts service. A large group of people, mostly middle-aged and elderly men, queued up inside the court last Wednesday to shake hands with a man convicted of sexual assault against a 22-year-old woman. They had to pass by the victim as they showed solidarity with the perpetrator.
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has called on pet owners to be particularly vigilant of their animals during the current cold snap to avoid cases of unnecessary suffering. The ISPCA has witnessed many cases of neglect and cruelty in recent weeks due to the adverse weather conditions and it is offering advice to people to ensure animals are not placed at risk.
A 26-year-old Galway man received a nine month suspended sentence and was disqualified from driving for two years for offences which included assaulting three gardai and stealing a number of vehicles throughout the city almost 10 years ago.