Saturday 16 December 2017

Pair charged with stealing car

A MAN and woman have been charged with possession of a stolen car and attempting to deceive a garda.

John Mongan (31) and Mary McCarthy (39) were remanded on continuing bail at Blanchardstown District Court.

Mongan of Hayden's Place, Lucan and McCarthy of Amberwood, Ballivor, Co Meath, are charged with attempting to deceive a garda at The Paddock's Way, Adamstown. They are also charged with handling a stolen Mitsubishi Space Star.

They have not yet indicated how they intend to plead to the charges.

Finance worker was aggressive

A FINANCIAL services worker was arrested for being drunk and abusive to doormen in a Dublin bar.

Ryan McGreevy (28) was being held on the floor by doormen at Fitzsimon's, Eustace Street when gardai arrived. The accused, of The Mews, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3 had been previously assaulted and the bouncer got the "wrong end of the stick," his lawyer said.

He admitted charges of public drunkenness and breach of the peace in the incident on June 15 last.

Judge Michael Walsh struck the charges out at Dublin District Court after McGreevy made a €250 charity donation.

Abusive youth 'showing off'

A YOUNG man who frightened tourists in Dublin City Centre by shouting abuse at them on St Patrick's weekend was "showing off" in front of his friends.

James Lynch (21) avoided conviction after Judge Timothy Lucey applied the Probation Act.

Lynch, with an address at Ballinteer Avenue, Tyrellstown, pleaded guilty to breach of the peace and failing to obey garda directions at Temple Bar Square on March 15 last. Lynch was aggressive towards members of the public.

Judge Lucey said: "Tourists don't want to be frightened by gangs of people giving them guff."


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