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Lying drunk on the ground

A LISTOWEL man was fined €500 for posing a danger to himself and others when he lay drunk on the ground on the John B Keane Road, Listowel on July 23 of 2011.

JJ Hegarty, Tullamore, Listowel, was charged with being drunk in public to the extent of being a danger to himself and to others. Gardaí said he was so drunk when they found him that he had to be 'physically held upright'. Mr Hegarty has 73 previous convictions, 17 of which were for being drunk in public.

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