Motorist banned for 12 months
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.