MORE COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR WOMAN WHO WAS “ON THE RIP”

13 October 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A 44-YEAR-OLD Monaghan town woman who was involved in a public order incident after going “on the rip” was given 128 hours’ community service at last week’s sitting of Monaghan District Court in lieu of two months in prison.

Eleanor Brady, of 19 Fairview Crescent, Killygoan, Monaghan town, had pleaded guilty to charges of being drunk in public and being abusive and threatening to others during an incident at the Killygoan estate on 12th August last.

Garda Inspector Pat O’Connell said gardai were on duty in the area when they located the defendant “propped up” against a fence. She was in a highly intoxicated state and had used expletives while engaging with members of the public and with the gardai. They were left with no choice but to arrest her for intoxication and being threatening and abusive at the time.

Ms Brady had 13 previous convictions, the inspector added, two of which were for public intoxication …..

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