Search Results for 'District Court'

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Head injury can’t save man who threatened ex

A judge sympathised with the plight of a brain-injured defendant but felt he was left with no option other than jailing him for 22 months at the last sitting of the District Court (December 16) for three breaches of a banning order brought by his former partner.

Seven years walking for unlicenced car dealer

A 21-year-old, self-professed car dealer who had never held a driving licence but who was caught driving without insurance four times last year, was given a 10 month jail sentence and was banned from driving for seven years in the District Court this week (January 6).

Eleven months jail sentence for man who tried to ‘grind’ out a few quid

A man who broke into a property on St Mary’s Square in broad daylight to plug in an electric angle grinder so he could steal coins from a parking meter, was given an 11 month jail sentence in the District Court this week (January 6).

Driver can’t get away with same excuse twice

A woman who told arresting Gardai that she was bringing her heavily pregnant daughter to the doctor when stopped without insurance, was still banned from driving for six months in the District Court this week (January 13).

Nobody cross with Maltese despite fine and ban

A man stopped whilst driving without insurance on the road outside where he now lives, was fined €750 and banned from driving for two years in the District Court this week (January 13).

Mother “on rocks of despair” gets short reprieve for knife-wielding heroin dad

A 22-year-old, heroin-addicted father of two who cut an ex-girlfriend with a steak knife, was given an 11-month jail sentence in the District Court this week (January 20) but had it postponed for a fortnight for a probation report after the judge heard from his mother.

Chivalrous after Chivas still costs €500

y Finian Coghlan

Jail avoided after compensation is paid

A woman who broke a neighbour’s window and shoplifted an accordion had an 11 month prison sentence suspended for two years in the District Court this week (January 20) after the judge heard she had paid compensation on both counts.

 

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