ADJOURNEDFOR SEN­TENC­ING

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A 50-year-old man has had his case fur­ther ad­journed for sen­tenc­ing when it came up for re­view.

Michael O’Ha­gan, 48 Mary Street North, Dun­dalk, was charged with en­gag­ing in threat­en­ing, abu­sive and in­sult­ing be­hav­iour; fail­ing to pro­vide a garda with his name and ad­dress; fail­ing to com­ply with the direc­tion of a garda; and con­tin­u­ally shout­ing pro­fan­i­ties in the court room at mem­bers of the pub­lic and An Garda Síochána, and con­tin­u­ing with pro­fane lan­guage in the lobby af­ter be­ing re­quested by a garda to de­sist, at Dun­dalk court­house on 2 May last.

A pro­ba­tion re­port was in front of Judge Mitchell last week, and he put the mat­ter back to 17 Oc­to­ber for Judge Cough­lan to fi­nalise.

The judge noted the pro­ba­tion service can’t en­gage fur­ther with the de­fen­dant. cal­i­bre rounds of am­mu­ni­tion and one stun gun at 29 Slieve Foy Park on 31 May, 2017.

Judge Mitchell re­fused ju­ris­dic­tion and ad­journed the case for the for­mal con­sent of the DPP and a book of ev­i­dence to 14 Novem­ber next.

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