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Man who was found with drugs in Garda station is making progress

A man from Ballina was who was found in possession of €30 worth of drugs at Castlebar Garda Station was before Ballina District Court this week for a probation report. Judge Mary Devins said that the man seems to be “making some moves in the right direction”.

Diesel thief to remain under supervision of probation services

A 21-year-old man who filled up with his car with €30 worth of diesel and drove off without paying was back before Ballina District Court this week for a probation report.

Pregnant woman faces two separate sentences

A pregnant woman awaiting a Circuit Court sentence for false imprisonment during a burglary was warned she would still go to jail if she came to any further Garda attention within the next six months.

Twelve month sentence for man with 149 previous convictions

A Galway man who stole two purses from a back office of a shop on Christmas Eve was handed a 12 month prison sentence with the last three months suspended in Castlebar District Court on Tuesday this week. Martin McDonagh, of 64 Corrib Park, Newcastle, Co Galway pleaded guilty to the charges in court. The court was told that McDonagh went into the back room of Daly’s Newsagent at the Tesco shopping centre in Claremorris on December 24 2011 at 2.35pm and stole two purses from two handbags from the room. The gardai were called and Garda Brandley attended the scene and was shown CCTV footage which clearly showed McDonagh taking the purses from the handbags and putting them inside his trousers and making his exit from the shop.

Judge suggestions Probation Service gets more creative

The Probation Service has been ordered to be more creative, after it emerged that a man with a bad back following a serious accident was offered nothing but litter collection for community service.

Two months in prison for illegal charity collection

A man was sentenced to two months in prison for collecting for a charity without authorisation.

Man found lying off canal bank, court hears

A 28-year-old homeless man who concerned gardai found in a heavily intoxicated state with half of his body lying over the edge of a canal bank has been remanded on his own bail and placed under the auspices of the probation services.

Judge does not impose custodial sentence on youth who robbed nun

Judge Conal Gibbons, convicted and fined a youth who stole €100 from a nun in Ballina District Court this week. The previous week Judge Gibbons had remanded the youth in St Patrick’s Institution for a week, so he could hear from the probation service which had been working with the youth previously.

Probation for city man who stole from his employers

A 21-years-old Shantalla man who stole over €3,000 from his employers over a three-week period was placed on probation for six months at Galway District Court yesterday.

Convicted thief was ‘at large’ for two years

Described as being “at large” for two years, a defendant was told that his lack of cooperation with the probation service meant a remand back to custody until the next sitting of Carlow Circuit Court.


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