Search Results for 'Oberstown'
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Teen threatened with prison
“You walk out of here free today but you’re not free, because I’ll be on your case for the next 12 months.”
Judge gambles with youth’s custody in the hope of making a point
A judge has gambled with the possibility of a young offender absconding for a 13th time this month in the hope of highlighting the lack of appropriate places for such youths.
Judge voices concern over future of teenage boy with ADHD
A teenage boy whose health and safety is a serious concern to the court has been remanded for assessment.
Court gives boy cell instead of bell in back-to-school week
A 14-year-old Athlone boy from “a very difficult background” who was due to return to school yesterday (September 2) was remanded to the custody of a secure unit in Co Dublin this week, after the Welfare and Probation Service (WPS) refused to support his bail application.
Judge warns child thief
A young offender who chose to stop taking his hyperactivity medicine, was warned in court this week (March 3) that despite his age, room could be found in Oberstown Boys’ Centre if he continued to behave in this fashion.
Health cuts begin to show in the courts
There were some distressing scenes in the District Court last week when three care workers and a garda had to carry a disturbed teenage girl kicking and screaming to the dock after she had been goaded by some bystanders outside.
Judge angry at allowing legal aid to family with visible means
Relatives of a teenage girl charged with assault on a garda as well as theft from a pensioner were snapped at by the judge when they admitted to driving a 2008 car after he had granted the girl legal aid.