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Jail sentence for ‘low trick’ iPhone thief

A Ballybane man who committed the “low trick” of asking a trusting passer-by for the use of an iPhone to make a call and then refused to give it back spent his birthday behind bars after being sentenced to five months in jail for theft and a public order offence.

Cheeky Tuam suitcase shoplifter jailed

A heroin addict who cheekily took a suitcase from a shop shelf and then proceeded to fill it up with more stolen goods worth up to €300 was jailed for four months this week.

Vicious assault shows vulnerability of taxi drivers, says judge

Taxi drivers are “very vulnerable” and open to attack while carrying out their business in the city, a concerned District Court judge said this week before sentencing a 20-year-old man to five months-detention for assault.

Fine for motorist who borrowed friend’s car

A man stopped by gardaí while he was driving a friend’s car, and who failed to produce a certificate of insurance, received a fine at Ballyhaunis District Court this week.

Prison term for man who drove while disqualified

A man who has a number of previous convictions for driving offences and was detected driving by gardai while disqualified was given a total of 12 months in prison in Ballyhaunis District Court this week. Garda Alan Ryan told the court that he was on patrol in Main Street, Ballyhaunis, at 7.20pm on November 27 2009 when he passed a side street and saw a silver car come out, which was being driven by Richardas Belickas, 38 Ashling Drive, whom he knew to be disqualified from driving at the time. He told the court that he followed Belicaks back to his house where he arrested him. Garda Ryan added Belickas had a number of previous convictions for driving offences including hit and run, and failing to give a breath sample.

Man gave false name after driving on illegal diesel

A Bekan man who gave a false name after he was detected driving using illegal diesel was fined a total of €5,000 in Ballyhaunis District Court this week.

New music festival to explore the common roots of the Scots and the Irish

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THE CONNECTIONS between Ireland and Scotland run deep, deeper than is often realised. Many are aware there is a similarity between Irish and Scots Gaidhlig, our traditional musics, and the distilling of whiskey, but there is more to it than that.

Fine for man who refused to give name after high speed chase

A Galwayman who was a passenger in a car which was involved in a high speed chase by gardaí in which a number of suspicious items was found, along with a bag containing cutting equipment, was fined €250 in Ballyhaunis District Court this week after pleading guilty to not giving gardai his name.

Fine for city man who refused to give name after high speed chase in Mayo

A Galwayman who was a passenger in a car which was involved in a high speed chase by Gardai in which a number of suspicious items was found, along with a bag containing cutting equipment, was fined €250 in Ballyhaunis District Court this week after pleading guilty to not giving gardai his name.

 

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