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Judge summons third retailer to court

A judge maintained his consistency of opposition against the zero-tolerance policy of local retailers for prosecuting minor shoplifters when he ordered the presence of a third store manager this week (July 23) to explain this.

Double rapist to be sentenced within three months for crime which shocked nation

The man who raped two pre-teen girls in Athlone in September is to appear at the present sittings of the Central Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin for sentencing.

Letter could save couple €2,500 over 43c error

A businesswoman and her husband fined a total of €2,520 for paying a staff member 45c an hour below the minimum wage were told this week (March 3) the prosecution would be “reviewed” if they could provide the court with a letter from their former accountant accepting her error as asserted.

Chinese runaway costs owner over €1,500

An Athlone businessman left court €1,535 poorer this week (March 13) after being convicted of employing illegal labour and of obstructing the subsequent investigation by the Department of Enterprise.

Ireland’s oldest bar gets its licence back after year and a half in grey trading limbo

Archaeologists, history buffs, trad musicians, bon viveurs, and imbibers of all shapes and requirements can breathe a big sigh of relief this week (March 5) with the news that the oldest pub in the world - Sean’s Bar on Main Street - has been given back its licence to trade.

Dog-bothered “bigshot” gets a break despite abusing gardaí

A student who obscenely abused two female gardaí over an injured dog had a €400 fine abated to the Probation Act at his Circuit Court appeal last week, but not before the State solicitor got to wag a chastening finger.

Leniency shown to getaway drunk

A man jailed for failing to give a sample after attempting to get away from a Garda checkpoint, received some leniency in the Circuit Court last week after the judge accepted his problematic personal circumstances.

Local man gets trial date for Marie Greene murder

Jimmy Devaney (63), the retired soldier charged in February with the murder of 37-year-old local woman Marie Greene, was presented with his book of evidence in the District Court this week (June 8), and sent forward for arraignment in the Central Criminal Court at its next sittings beginning on June 22.

Four year ban for drug driving pizza lady

A Ballymore woman who worked in Mullingar and crashed her car in Loughnavalley with traces of tranquillizers and cannabis in her system whilst trying to get home in the early hours, was banned from driving for four years in the Circuit Court in Athlone this week (December 7).

Trucker’s driving ban begins after it should have ended

A lorry driver who spent six and a half hours in the pub with his wife after watching the Munster-Leinster Heineken Cup semi-final last year, and was then arrested after he chose to drive less than a kilometre to his house because it was raining, had his two year and one day District Court driving ban upheld in the Circuit Court in Athlone this week (December 8).

 

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