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A bar brawl, described in court as like something from the Wild West, landed a 33-year-old Bofeenaun man before Judge Mary Devins this week in Castlebar.
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.
A teenager who violently assaulted a shop security guard, knocking him unconscious, was sentenced to 10 months in jail at Galway District Court this week.
A drink driving case was adjourned for a fortnight in the District Court this week (October 9) when a judge accepted a defence solicitor’s contention that a Supreme Court decision in March could allow the defendant beat the charge.
A 21-year-old fitness student whose drunken stunt of climbing on the roof of a city centre shopping centre resulted in the fire brigade being called out was warned compensation will not be accepted until all legal costs were paid.
A 23-year-old Newcastle man charged with being in possession of a sawn-off shotgun at a house in the west of the city last year was granted bail at Galway District Court this week.
A district court judge told a persistent burglar, with 95 previous convictions, to get a job and live in the real world, before imposing the maximum sentence of 22 months for stealing more than €2,000 in cash during a series of burglaries committed over the course of four months this year.
Under increasing pressure to pay back debts a 31-year-old man converted an attic into a grow house where 26 cannabis plants valued at over €10,000 was discovered, the Galway District Court heard this week.
A 32-year-old man with 56 previous convictions was sentenced to 11 months in jail for burglary and fraud offences at Galway District Court this week.
A 23-year-old man who could give gardai no reason why he was cycling along a road at night holding a baseball bat was given the benefit of the doubt at Galway District Court and received a seven month suspended sentence as well as a €500 fine.