105 previous convictions
A CHARGE of public intoxication resulted in a Courtown man being brought before Gorey District Court.
Thomas Hendy (35) of 30 Riverchapel Court, was serving a sentence on other matters and is due for release in January of next year. He pleaded guilty to the charge and Judge Haughton was informed that he had a total of 105 previous convictions.
Solicitor John O’Donovan told the court that his client had problems with alcohol and drug addiction and asked for leniency. Upon hearing all the evidence, Judge Haughton convicted and handed down a €100 fine.