Tuesday 16 January 2018

Court briefs

Gaming cert is granted

Conditions requested by the county fire officer were attached to the gaming certificate granted for the operation of Flanagans Entertainment Centre at 118 South Main Street in Wexford.

The application for the certificate came from Rainbow Amusements Limited of the Dublin Road in Kildare and the matter was dealt with at the District Court in Ardcavan.

As there were no objections raised, Judge Gerard Haughton granted the application, with the requirement that the fire officer's conditions should be displayed on the premises.

Lotto licence

A lottery licence was granted in the District Court to cover bingo sessions run at Murrintown community centre.

The application for the licence was submitted in the name of Andrew Roe and dealt with by Judge Gerard Haughton.

The judge ordered that fire officer conditions to be displayed on in the hall.


Marcin Walukiewicz of 32 Seabury, Rosslare Strand was fined €250 for obstructing gardaí who investigated a domestic dispute at Grange Road in Rosslare.

The offence occurred in April of last year when the unemployed 25 year old was not welcome at his girlfriend's house.

He was intoxicated and refused to leave the place, taking a swing at a garda who ended up on the ground as a result.

He was then restrained using pepper spray.

In court at Ardcavan, he was allowed six months to pay the fine.

Teenager fined

A young learner permit holder found by Garda Brian Cummins at the wheel of a pick-up had no qualified driver with him as he drove on the Newtown Road in Wexford.

The Garda gave evidence against 18 year old Patrick Berry of 22 Sycamore Close, Newlands, Wexford at the District Court sitting in Ardcavan.

The offence came to light on the afternoon of November 11 when the garda talked to the driver of a Toyota Dyna.

A fine of €300 was imposed on Berry, who did not attend court.

No valid tax disc

Having no valid motor tax disc cost Catherine Roche of 114 Corish Park in Wexford a fine of €300.

She was not present at the District Court to hear Garda Sergeant Charles O'Gorman give his evidence about his investigations at Waterloo Road on October 9.

He noted that the disc on display suggested that tax expired the previous March.

Wexford People

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