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Monday 24 September 2018

Pleaded guilty to cannabis charges

A 51-year-old man has pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis for the purpose of sale or supply.

Pat Moran of St Joseph's Terrace pleaded guilty to two counts arising out of the discovery of cannabis at 53 St Joseph's Terrace on March 1st 2017.

The defendant was represented by Mr Joe Barnes BL, instructed by Mr Gerard McGovern, solicitor.

Mr Barnes told Judge Keenan Johnson that the defendant did not have any previous convictions.

He also did not have an addiction problem.

Ms Dara Foynes BL with Ms Elisa McHugh State Solicitor (prosecuting), said there were four counts in all.

She did not have any objection to bail.

Judge Johnson remanded the defendant for sentencing at the Circuit Court commencing on November 13th next.

The Judge directed the preparation of a Probation Report.

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