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Wedding guest kicked vehicles

A WEDDING guest angrily kicked out at vehicles in a hotel car park after he failed to sort out a fight which had broken out among other guests, a court heard.

Michael McDonagh (19) had calmed down by the time he arrived at the garda station, and apologised for his behaviour.

The defendant, of Tara Lawns, Belcamp Lane in Coolock, admitted before Blanchardstown District Court to threatening and abusive behaviour and failing to follow the directions of a garda.

The incident took place in the car park of the Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, around 11.45pm on November 3 last year. The judge applied the probation act.



Boy (17) faces assault trial

A MAN was beaten and received a head injury after he refused to buy drink for underage youths, a court has heard.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with assault causing harm to the man, at the Malahide Road, in Dublin, on March 17, 2008.

Judge Clare Leonard, at the Dublin Children's Court, said the case was too serious to be kept in the jurisdiction of the Children's Court and that she would send the case forward to the Circuit Court. She remanded the boy on continuing bail to appear again next month, when he is to be served with the book of evidence and sent forward for trial.



Teens charged over stabbing

THREE teenage boys charged in connection with the stabbing of a man during an aggravated burglary in Dublin last December, have been remanded on continuing bail pending directions from the DPP.

Two boys, both aged 17, have been charged at the Children's Court with burglary while in possession of knives, at a house in north Dublin, on the night of December 17. The third boy (16) is charged with having a pick axe handle during the alleged burglary.

Garda Keith McGrath said there was a possibility of further charges being brought against the defendants.


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