Mo­torist banned for 12 months

Enniscorthy Guardian - - NEWS -

A PRE­VI­OUS con­vic­tion was taken into con­sid­er­a­tion as Laura Mur­phy (28), Gal­bally, Bal­ly­hogue was put off the road for 12 months.

Ms Mur­phy did not at­tend the District Court sit­ting at Ard­ca­van where ev­i­dence was pro­vided by Garda Mairead Cum­mins of the traf­fic corps.

The garda told how she en­coun­tered the de­fen­dant driv­ing at Har­ris­town Big in Barn­town on the af­ter­noon of Jan­uary 9 last.

The tax ap­peared to have ex­pired in Au­gust of the pre­vi­ous year and the NCT was out since June.

Judge Ger­ard Haughton noted that this was not the first time that Ms Mur­phy had been pros­e­cuted for an NCT of­fence.

He handed down €600 in fines and took away the ac­cused women’s li­cence for a year.

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