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Jail for drunken street 'pest'

A PUBLIC order "pest" has been jailed for two months after gardai stopped him drunkenly bumping into tourists.

Noel Marlowe (40) was sentenced by Judge Aingeal Ni Chonduin at Dublin District Court.

The accused, of Walkinstown Road, pleaded guilty to public intoxication and using threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour to cause a breach of the peace.

The court heard Marlowe was in an intoxicated state as he walked on Aston Quay at 4.35pm on April 30 last.

He was bumping into tourists and when he was confronted by gardai he became aggressive and had to be restrained. He had a large number of prior convictions

Sentencing him to eight weeks imprisonment, Judge Ni Chonduin said Marlowe had a "terrible history" and was a "pest - a nuisance."

Stole bike at hockey club

A YOUNG woman who trespassed at a south Dublin hockey club and stole a bicycle has been given a five-month prison sentence.

Kayleigh Ryan, (21) was jailed by Judge Aingeal Ni Chonduin at Dublin District Court.

Ryan, with an address at Pearse House, Pearse Street, pleaded guilty to the offences at Pembroke Hockey Club, Serpentine Avenue, Dublin 4 on November 23, 2013.

The court heard she was with a number of males when the bike was taken.

Drunk outside kids' hospital

A SINGLE mother who was drunk outside a Dublin children's hospital has been fined €150.

Joanne Killeen (37) had "wandered out of" a nearby pub when gardai found her stumbling on the path and finding it "hard to walk."

Judge Timothey Lucey fined her at Dublin District Court.

Killeen, with an address at Haven House, Morning Star Avenue pleaded guilty to public intoxication at Temple Street on April 19 last.

The court heard Killeen had three children.