Search Results for 'District Court'
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Wrong number is right result for slumbering drunk
A man who was so drunk behind the wheel of a car that gardai had to break a window to get into the vehicle to wake him, avoided a driving ban in the District Court this week (July 13) after one of the arresting members took down the wrong registration and gave it in evidence in court.
Barry to face sentencing for rape of French student
The Galway man who murdered Swiss teenager Manuela Riedo has been remanded in custody pending sentence for raping a young French woman at knife point in 2007.
Two men charged with €2,000 ‘cleaning’ deception of elderly city woman
Two brothers accused of alleged theft by “deception” of €2,000 from an elderly woman have been remanded on continuing bail for service of the book of evidence.
Killucan’s own Bull McCabe with a digger has ban deferred
An elderly farmer who drove a digger at neighbours and Gardai, dug up a road and knocked down an eircom pole on account of a 25-year land dispute, was partially successful in the Circuit Court this week (July 21) when he had a decision on his 15-year driving ban postponed until next June.
Athlone to get another offy despite objections
The Dublin Road is to get its 15th licenced premises soon, after an application to add an off-licence to a supermarket was upheld in the District Court this week (September 2).
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).
No sympathy for pregnant “professional shoplifter”
A pregnant mother of nine avoided a 22-month jail sentence in the District Court this week (September 9) for shoplifting only because she has other outstanding charges to face in Mullingar on October 8.
Eleven months for €10 theft
A young woman chose nearly a year in prison rather than deal with her addiction through the Welfare and Probation Service (WPS) after being convicted in the District Court this week (September 23) of just €10 worth of shoplifting.
“Under pressure” armed raider can’t make €12,000 bail
The man who allegedly stole €50,000 with a toy gun from a cash in transit employee making a delivery to an Athlone sub-post office last week was remanded in custody for another four weeks after he was unable to stump up €12,000 for bail.
Bail granted in Bonavalley case
A man charged with an assault of a woman at the Bonavalley bridge on the night of August 24 had his case adjourned until October 7 at the District Court this week (September 23) in order to arrange a Russian translator for his defence.