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Three on stolen gold charges

THREE men have appeared in court charged with hand-ling stolen gold jewellery in west Dublin.

Michael Connors (21) and Alan O'Donoghue, both of Crosskeys, Newtown, Doonare, Crettyard, Co Laois, and Michael Connors (50), of Cookstown Cottages, Tallaght, were remanded on continuing bail.

The three are charged with handling various items of gold jewellery at Saggart Village last July 29.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the case to December 18 for the directions of the DPP.

Student got into club row

A STUDENT arrested for causing a drunken disturbance outside a nightclub had been celebrating getting his exam results.

Sean Meehan (22) got into an altercation in Harcourt Street, Dublin District Court heard.

Meehan, of Knocktemple, Virginia, Co Cavan, pleaded guilty to public drunkenness and causing a breach of the peace.

Sgt Niall Gillooly said the accused had been intoxicated and there was "no point in going into the language used".

Judge Michael Walsh said he would strike the charges out if Meehan paid €200 to charity.

Drunk hit out at paramedics

A DRUNKEN man with a heart condition "lashed out" at an ambulance crew when they tried to help him on a Dublin Street.

Piotr Kuczek (42) was put on a peace bond for a year for public order offences.

Kuczek, with an address at a hostel in Camden Street, admitted public drunkenness and causing a breach of the peace at D'Olier Street last March 27.

Dublin District Court heard the ambulance was called out to deal with the accused, who was put in the back.

He tried to strike the crew members and as a result was taken out and put back on to the street where he was unable to stand without assistance.

Judge Anthony Halpin bound him to the peace.


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