Search Results for 'Galway Circuit Criminal Court'

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Suspended sentence for Tuam man on heroin charges

A Tuam man who gardaí found buying heroin in a Dublin flat to sell to his friends in Galway has received a suspended jail sentence.

Bench warrants issued for two charged with manslaughter of Oughterard publican and teacher

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The trial of a man and a teenager charged with the killing of popular Oughterard publican and teacher John Kenny could not go ahead at Galway Circuit Criminal Court this week as they failed to turn up and bench warrants for their arrest were subsequently issued.

Man pleads guilty to dealing cannabis worth more than €13,000

A former casino worker has pleaded guilty to dealing drugs worth more than €13,000 at Galway Circuit Criminal Court this week.

Man jailed five years for withholding information in Oughterard killing

A man who was found guilty by a jury last month of withholding information during a Garda investigation into the killing of popular Oughterard publican and teacher John Kenny has been sentenced to five years in jail.

Tattooist given five years suspended for biker gang ‘punishment beating’

A tattooist who took part in a punishment beating along with other masked members of a now disbanded biker gang has been given a five year sentence suspended on strict conditions and ordered to pay a further €6,375.

Man left in fear after biker gang ‘punishment beating’

A former bike repair business owner has been left too terrified to return to Galway after masked members of a biker gang entered his premises to deliver a ‘punishment beating’ for an unpaid loan using pepper spray and iron bars to inflict injuries including a number of cuts and broken limbs.

Three year suspended sentence for pint glass assault

An Oughterard man who smashed a pint glass into another man’s face after an argument over a drink mix-up spiralled out of control has been sentence to three years in jail suspended for five years, and ordered to pay €5,000 in compensation.

Grim discovery of body recalled in evidence on opening days of trial

A jury heard yesterday how a man, charged with withholding information during a garda investigation into the killing of a popular Oughterard publican and teacher John Kenny, had “not been himself” when met by an acquaintance later that night, hours before the grim discovery was made by distraught family members.

Burglary accused sent forward for trial

A 20-year-old man charged in connection with a burglary at a city centre apartment has been sent forward for trial.

Plumber to serve two years in jail for revenue fraud

A three year sentence with the final 12 months suspended and fines totalling €3,750 were imposed on a Galway plumber who increased his income from €62,000 per annum to almost €1 million in just one year by engaging in revenue fraud.


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