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Pregnant mum jailed for spate of Mullingar thefts

A 31-year-old mother, pregnant with her ninth child, was sentenced to 11 months’ imprisonment by Judge John Neilan at Mullingar Court last week.

Fined for assaulting man during drunken altercation

A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting another man escaped with a fine at Castlecomer District Court this week.

One sex attack every 10 days, CSO figures reveal

There was on average one sex attack every 10 days in the Galway West Garda division during the last four years, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office.

Man jailed after resisting arrest and causing nuisance

A five month sentence has been imposed on a man who resisted violently to arrest by kicking out, attempted to get a meal for free, causing annoyance at a hostel, and then failing to turn up to court.

Petrol thief had number plate covered in shaving foam, court hears

A “total picture of utter lawlessness” was how a district court judge described the actions of a homeless man who was jailed for driving into a petrol station with the number plates covered by shaving foam and stealing more than €100 worth of petrol.

Jury to consider reduced charge of manslaughter

A charge of murder against the man accused of killing Kilbeggan pensioner Christy Hanley last May has been reduced to manslaughter.

Teen assaults taxi driver during lovers’ tiff

A teenager who banged on the door of a taxi and then assaulted the driver during an argument with his girlfriend was ordered to pay compensation at Galway District Court this week.

Man punches taxi driver after popping the question, court hears

A Donegal man, who assaulted a taxi driver by punching him in the side of his face on the night the accused proposed to his girlfriend, was ordered to hand over up to €1,800 in fines and compensation.

Man with ‘ferocious temper’ jailed after Debenhams incident

The repeated violent behaviour of a man, once convicted of manslaughter, was a cause of great concern for a district court judge this week.

Three Dublin men plead guilty to Lackagh raid

Three Dublin men, arrested and charged following a foiled armed raid on a businessman’s home in Lackagh last February, pleaded guilty yesterday to offences which included false imprisonment and possession of firearms with criminal intent.


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