Saturday 24 February 2018


A Bray mother who has pleaded guilty to shoplifting has had her community service report put back to June.

Hazel O'Connell (37) 23A Ballywaltrim Cottages pleaded guilty to the offence back in March. The offence related to taking €160 of goods from Tesco on the Vevay Road on April 11 2013.

The community service report was due last week however the matter was adjourned to June 9.


A Bray man accused of drinking and driving had his case adjourned to May 19.

James Gregory (49), 9 Ardee Street, appeared at Bray District Court last Thursday.

He is accused of the offence alleged to have occurred on March 27 at Putland Road. Solicitor Conway O'Hara sought a statements order. He said that Gregory is on a carers allowance and will provide a statement of means on the next occasion. The case was put back to May 19 for a plea or date


A Roundwood woman admitted in court that giving a false name to the gardai was 'stupid.'

Ann Sinead O'Brien (21), of 77 Ashwood, Roundwood, appeared in Bray District Court last Thursday.

Garda Ciara Toolis told the court that she stopped O'Brien at a checkpoint in Delgany on June 2 last year at 11.30 p.m.

She failed the roadside breath test and gave Garda Toolis a false name. The Garda asked her to produce documents which she did not. Garda Toolis suspected that the driver had not given her real name and called to the address.

O'Brien admitted her identity and told the garda she had 'freaked out.'

Judge David Kennedy put the matter back to June 16 for a community service report.

€200 FINE

A man was fined €200 even though he was certain he was wearing his seatbelt.

Trevor Kinlan (34), 33 Silverpines, appeared in Bray District Court last Thursday.

Garda Andrew Sullivan said that he saw the car going southbound on the N11 on June 4 at 3.20 p.m.

He said he was positive that Kinlan was not wearing a seatbelt.

Judge David Kennedy accepted the garda's evidence and handed down the fine.

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