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Forty Galway shops sought to collect court fines at the tills
Along with milk and bread, some people will be adding ‘pay court fine’ to their shopping list from early next year as the Court Service is looking for 40 local shops in Galway to take part in a national penalty payment initiative.
Please explain my rights in relation to the protection of my home, my family, and my property against burglars. In the event that I unintentionally injure a burglar whilst defending my home can he sue me for damages?
Judge gobsmacked by attitude of State witness to Athlone drugs trial
Westmeath’s Circuit Court judge has said he is gobsmacked that a State employed witness, who had been summonsed to court, went on holidays instead of attending an Athlone man’s drugs trial earlier this year.
Oughterard manslaughter accused in court after extradiction
A 38-year-old man charged with the manslaughter of popular publican and teacher John Kenny is to be brought before Galway Circuit Criminal Court this morning after being extradited back to Ireland to face trial.
Five charged with spate of burglaries
Four men and one woman appeared in court this week charged in connection with the theft of power tools worth more than €30,000 during a spate of recent burglaries at various locations throughout Galway and Roscommon.
Man convicted of assaulting alleged rapist
A young man has been convicted and fined for assaulting the man he believed had raped his best friend.
Man seeking bail loses his rag and his liberty
A burglar caught red-handed in a bedroom was given a week in custody for contempt of court after he started shouting obsceneties a the judge.
Claremorris man remanded in custody until trial
A Claremorris man who was sent forward for trial to the circuit criminal court on criminal damage and theft charges was remanded in custody until the trial this week. Tomas Kuksta was served with the book of evidence against him before the sitting of Castlebar District Court on Tuesday morning last.
Ten months for stealing charity box
A 36-year-old man who committed a number of thefts around the city, including being caught with a stolen charity collection box stuffed down his trousers, has been sentenced to 10 months in jail.