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Longford District Court chosen for centralised custody cases

Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, James Bannon, has welcomed the announcement that Longford District Court has been chosen as the new centralised court for custody cases in counties Longford and Westmeath.

Teen’s psychiatric issues from cannabis use

Mullingar District Court has heard how a teenager may have developed psychiatric problems because of his cannabis use.

Generous garda saves man from longer sentence

A man who fought with four gardaí and had to be restrained with pepper spray after being stopped in an uninsured car was told he would have got “a much longer sentence” had his arresting garda not spoken up for him in court.

Twice jailed fine dodger gets bail

A woman with nearly 100 outstanding parking fines who has been imprisoned twice on the issue, was remanded on continuing bail this week in Athlone (March 4) to re-appear in Mullingar next week.

New laws to curb drinking alcohol in public to come before city council

Consuming alcohol in public parks or on beaches could see fines of €100 being imposed on drinkers, with failure to pay resulting in hefty increases of €1,500 and conviction before the District Court.

Gardaí seek medical advice on dog shooter who wants his guns back

A man who shot his neighbour’s dog, yet didn’t kill it outright, has been ordered to get a psychiatric evaluation before a judge would consider returning his now confiscated weapons.

Columb Barracks a possible location for temporary District Court

Deputy Willie Penrose met with Minister of State, Brian Hayes, the OPW, and the Courts Service this week with a view to discussing the provision of alternative temporary facilities to enable District Court Sittings to continue in Mullingar, when the current facility at Mount Street is closed next year for the carrying out of much-needed renovation and refurbishment.

Double rapist to be sentenced within three months for crime which shocked nation

The man who raped two pre-teen girls in Athlone in September is to appear at the present sittings of the Central Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin for sentencing.

Taximan detective who located his stolen boat praised by judge

A man who investigated the theft, and then detected his stolen boat in an enclosed garage in a different county was rewarded with a compensation order worth €1,000 more than the damage done.

GAA assault verdict put back to January to facilitate compo offer

A footballer charged with breaking an opponent’s jaw will have to wait until January to find out whether he is going to be convicted or not.


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