*Judge Comerford said the man benefited from good policing on the scene. A 65 YEAR OLD Limerick man who was found by Gardai in his car late at night in a secluded location with a ’vulnerable’ 15 year old girl and a box of viagra tablets has been jailed for 11 months.
*The incident took place at Topaz in Shannon which has since been renamed Circle K. Photograph: Joe Buckley A successful target of the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB), John McCormack has narrowly avoided prison for his role in an altercation described by a judge as ‘two grand-dads fighting over a baby”.
*Flan McNamara following the sitting of Ennis Circuit Court. A CLARE equine farmer repeatedly struck his brother in law across his body with an ash-plant in a row over where the farmer’s mare should be ‘covered’.