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Brothers who stole Aoife Quinn’s laptop go to jail for Christmas after adjournment to buy presents

Conor Gallagher

Published 18/12/2012 | 16:55

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Two brothers who stole a laptop belonging to the daughter of Sean Quinn have been jailed for sixteen months.

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Keith (37) and his younger brother Gary Kinlan (35) broke into Aoife Quinn’s car while it was parked in a laneway in north inner city Dublin last July.



They stole a case containing a HP laptop and iPhone 3GS but within minutes were caught by gardai hiding in a flats complex.



The pair, who are from Summerhill Place, Dublin pleaded guilty at the District Court last month to the theft at Loftus Lane, Dublin 1 on July 28 last.



At the time the brothers were serving an 18 months suspended portion of a three year jail term imposed in 2011 at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Last week the jailing of the brothers was delayed so they could have a chance to buy Christmas presents for their family.



Today the pair began the 16 month reactivated jail term imposed by Judge Martin Nolan.



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