Man (25) ‘doing well’ in prison, court told
A 25-year-old man, currently serving a sentence, was given a number of concurrent four month jail terms at Sligo District Court for a number of offences.
Damian O’Sullivan, formerly of St Bridget’s Place and Shalomar and Maryville, Finisklin was currently in prison on an assault conviction from the Circuit Court and was due for release on March 29 th 2019 his solicitor, Mr Gerard McGovern told the court.
“The one good thing is that he is doing well. He looks well and is attending courses and furthering his education while in prison,” said Mr McGovern.
He said that the plan on his release may involve him going to England and seeking work there.
O’Sullivan admitted spitting blood over the interior of a Garda van on October 14 th at Wine Street and with being intoxicated and engaging in threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour.
He also admitted possessing a knife at Shalomar on December 9 th last and at Lord Edward Street on March 17 th last.
He was further summoned on that occasion with engaging in threatening behaviour and with being intoxicated.
O’Sullivan further admitted to possessing cocaine at Harmony Hill on December 22nd 2016 and obstruction under the Drugs Act.
He was also summoned for contravening a barring order on March 19 th last.
Mr McGovern told the court that the defendant tended to get involved in “silly things.”