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Promise of access to son is “incentive” to repeat offender

A repeat offender was told he “looks like a million dollars” by a judge this week, even though he was in court for urinating in public.

Grimaces galore in first ever illegal gelding case

A judge lamented the loss of traditions in Ireland today as he handed down the first conviction in the State this week (February 20) for the illegal gelding of a horse.

Nude dude causes ICA to go WTF!

A man who walked naked through a rural village was given a month in jail in the District Court this week (October 17), but will not do any additional time as the judge ruled this sentence run concurrently with the nine months he is currently serving.

Lost bearings lead to liberty lost

A man in custody since August 12 for breaching bail conditions, collapsed dramatically in the dock and had to be carried by gardai from the courtroom in Mullingar on Monday (August 23) after being told he would have to stay behind bars for at least another week.

Church raised thousands to pay compo to assault victim - court told

A soldier and his unemployed brother who inflicted €16,000 worth of damage to a nightclub owner’s teeth in an unprovoked assault, had their jail sentences extended but suspended in the Circuit Court this week where it was revealed that three quarters of the €10,000 compensation brought to court by the two was raised by an evangelical congregation in Curraghboy, Co Roscommon attended by the elder sibling.

Athlone Heritage scoops overall St Patrick’s Day prize

As part of their heritage awareness programme, Athlone Architectural Heritage Group entered a float in the 2010 St Patrick’s Day Parade, commemorating the hardship endured by the citizens who had to reside in the town’s workhouse during the Great Famine.

Twelve months for drunkard after State finally runs out of patience

Despite promises of work and AA attendance, an inveterate drunk with 150 previous convictions was returned to prison to serve out a District Court sentence after his appeal was turned down in the Circuit Court at its most recent sitting in Athlone (February 23).

Fatalism overcomes town drunk

A man with 150 previous convictions over the last 27 years due to his alcoholism, told a judge “I want to die” and asked for the electric chair or gallows before being told they “had long been taken from the statute books”, in the District Court this week (September 9).


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