Articles tagged with: Sean MacBride

CRIME RATE HAS FALLEN SIGNIFICANTLY IN MONAGHAN, JUDGE INSISTS

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5 Mar 2015 Comments Off on CRIME RATE HAS FALLEN SIGNIFICANTLY IN MONAGHAN, JUDGE INSISTS

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie LOCAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE Sean MacBride has taken issue with what he described as “misleading information” in the national media to the effect that Monaghan has one of the worst crime rates in the country. In what appears to have been a reference to an article published in the Irish Mirror, Judge MacBride said national papers could “twist it anyway they like”, but he believed that crime rates and public order offences in Monaghan had fallen well below where they were 10 years ago. The judge, who retires at the ...

JUDGE APOLOGISES FOR LATE COURT START

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24 May 2013 Comments Off on JUDGE APOLOGISES FOR LATE COURT START

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie A DISTRICT COURT hearing that started over three hours after the scheduled time was told by the judge that he was sorry for the delay, but that it had occurred due to circumstances beyond his control. Judge Sean MacBride was speaking at Monaghan District Court on Monday, where hearings did not begin until 1.50pm. The scheduled starting time is 10.30am. Judge MacBride told the packed courtroom that the delay was due to circumstances beyond his control. He also explained that …

JUDGE HOLDS GOVERNOR OF MOUNTJOY PRISON IN CONTEMPT OF COURT

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5 Apr 2012 Comments Off on JUDGE HOLDS GOVERNOR OF MOUNTJOY PRISON IN CONTEMPT OF COURT
JUDGE HOLDS GOVERNOR OF MOUNTJOY PRISON IN CONTEMPT OF COURT

The Governor of Mountjoy Prison has been held in contempt of court by a District Court judge for failing to produce a prisoner in the court on foot of a body warrant that had been issued for this purpose. At Monday’s sitting of Monaghan District Court, Judge Sean MacBride was told that a 26-year-old man from Lusk, Co Dublin was not in court to answer charges including the alleged theft of fuel from a filling station in Monaghan town last October. At last week’s hearing, on Monday 26th March, Judge MacBride had ...