Motorists had no ‘L’ plates
when he conducted a search which brought the drug to light.
Solicitor Ed King told Wexford District Court that his client came from a large family and that he had worked in the past as a plasterer.
Judge Gerard Haughton told Furlong he would be granted the benefit of the Probation Act once €200 is paid to the Cornmarket Project by November 20.
Fines were recorded against learner permit holders who failed to exhibit L plates or who were caught on the road unaccompanied by qualified drivers:
Patrick Connors (19) of Pallace East, New Ross, fined a total of €200;
Rachael McMahon, 42 Cois Mara, Rosslare, fined €300 for having no qualified driver;
Mary Cash (20), 20 Barrett’s Park, New Ross, fined €300 for having no qualified driver.