JUDGE HIGHLY CRITICAL OF BLIND WOMAN HAVING CAR REGISTERED IN HER NAME

10 March 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

THE LOCAL District Court judge for Cavan/Monaghan made his strong disapproval very clear after being told at a recent court hearing that a Co Cavan woman was keeping a car in her own name, despite the fact that she has been blind for over three decades.

The matter arose at Monaghan District Court last week during the hearing of a contested speeding allegation against the lady, who had sought to have her son nominated as the driver of her car in relation to the incident in question.

Upon being told that Anne O’Dowd, aged 76, of Knocknaveigh, Ryefield, Virginia, Co Cavan was maintaining the vehicle in her own name in an effort to retain her independence, Judge Denis …
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