Monday 22 January 2018

Distric Court news round-up

Fined €150 for speeding

A speed of 124 km/h added up to a fine of €150 for Piotr Tymoteusz Klinger of 6 Mill Park in Castlebridge. He accepted that he was 24 km/h over the limit at Cushinstown on August 17 last year.

Asked by Judge Gerard Haughton why he did not pay the postal fine, he explained that he did not have the money as he lost his job. However, he was now earning once more as a driver.

Adamstown lotto licence

Renewal of a lottery licence was granted to Adamstown GAA and soccer clubs. The application was submitted to the District Court in the names of Ned Furlong, David Bradley and Willie Colfer. After no objections were raised, it was granted by Judge Gerard Haughton.

Arrest warrant for woman

A bench warrant was issued on May 12 for the arrest of Sarah Byrne (27) of 9 Trinity Street in Wexford. She was due to deal with a series of charges alleging that she left a number of premises - including Birchwood House B&B, the Talbot Hotel and Rathaspeck - without paying.

Solicitor Tim Cummings acknowledged that he had been assigned to the case when a previous warrant was executed at the District Court in Dundalk. However, she was not now present at the court in Ardcavan on Tuesday last. He added that she had not been in contact with him.

The offences alleged date back to March and April of last year, in Wexford, Enniscorthy and Gorey.


A prosecution alleging breach of a protection order by Gavin Sinnott of Kilcavan in Wellingtonbridge may not go ahead, the District Court was informed.

The charge facing the 26 year old dated back to April, in Kilcavan.

Defending solicitor Lana Doherty indicated that she was still waiting for the gardaí to provide her with the relevant statements.

Ms Doherty indicated that the complainant in the case, the defendant's mother, did not wish to proceed. The judge set a 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew for Sinnott and adjourned to June 7


Niamh Cashin (30) of Ardbeg, Newbawn admitted having €70 worth of cocaine at Redhouse on July 7, 2014. The District Court heard that she was due to take up a new job in June and was concerned about the effect of a conviction for such an offence. The matter was put back to July 21 to allow preparation of a probation report.

Wexford People

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