Man took a nap in garda station-but paid a price

first_imgAdvertisement Facebook Twitter Linkedin WhatsApp Emailcenter_img Definitely not listed in B&B guides, quips inspectorA NINETEEN- year- old man, who sought refuge in Henry Street Garda Station as he attempted to “sleep off” the effects of his socialising over the festive period, before becoming abusive towards gardai when asked to leave, appeared before Limerick District Court on public order offences.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up  Gearoid Garvey of St Patrick’s Villas, Castleconnell, pleaded guilty to the charges.Giving evidence, Inspector Seamus Ruane noted that at 9.35pm on January 1 last, Garvey was found asleep in the waiting area of the garda station at Henry Street.He was directed to leave the area if he did not have any business there.The accused became highly abusive and refused to leave shouting, “f..k off and leave me sleep” and “I’ll break all the windows in the station”.Inspector Ruane noted to the court that the accused did not have any previous convictions, but had received two adult cautions previously.Solicitor for the accused, John Devane, told the court that the accused was very intoxicated and couldn’t get home at the time.The solicitor added that his client could not remember the incident but knows that he thought the best place for him to “sleep off” the effects of his socialising was the garda station.“My client does not remember the entire incident, but certainly did not have any intention of causing any damage, and the threats had no basis.“I’d ask you to look at the lighter side of this incident”.Judge O’Donnell, noting that he was unaware that the garda provided bed and breakfast at their Henry Street Station, fined the accused €250 and ordered that it be paid within six months or, if found to be in default, to serve five days in prison.On adjournment of the case, Inspector Ruane quipped that he did not know the station was listed on the Bord Failte guide for B&B’s. NewsLocal NewsMan took a nap in garda station-but paid a priceBy admin – January 14, 2010 1151 Print Previous articleMan charged following plane alertNext articleBoy dies in Mid-Western Regional Hospital of meningitis adminlast_img read more

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GSA baseball team begins season 3-0

first_img Bio Taylor VorthermsSports Editor at The Ellsworth AmericanTaylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013. BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy baseball team is the only one from Hancock County still undefeated this season.The GSA Eagles (3-0) opened their season with an 8-4 home win over Mount Desert Island (0-3) on Thursday.GSA followed with another home win by defeating Washington Academy 2-1 on Saturday. Kelsey Allen and Garrison Locke combined on a seven-hitter, and Dakota Chipman and Hank Vinall each drove in a run as the Eagles nipped the WA Raiders.GSA won its third straight game 8-1 at Sumner (0-1) on Monday.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textHermon 11, Ellsworth 1Ellsworth (0-2) lost at Hermon (1-0) on Tuesday.Hermon pitcher Nick Guerrette struck out four batters, walked two and allowed five hits.Ellsworth scored its only run of the game on an RBI double by Phil Barbeau in the second inning.Nicholas Bagley and Conor Maguire each singled.Doubleheader: Foxcroft 9, MDI 5 and Foxcroft 8, MDI 2Foxcroft Academy (3-0) swept a doubleheader on Saturday at Mount Desert Island.Dexter 4, Bucksport 2Dexter’s Brandon Young pitched a complete-game two-hitter with eight strikeouts to lead Dexter (1-1) past Bucksport (2-1) on Saturday at Dexter.For Bucksport, Dylan Soper had a single and two RBIs, and Matt Stewart singled.Bucksport 2, Ellsworth 0After Bucksport opened its season with a 7-0 win at Washington Academy on April 20, the team won its second straight game on Thursday at home.Bucksport pitcher Carter DeRedin held Ellsworth to only three hits over six innings while striking out 15.Bucksport’s Dylan Soper contributed an RBI, and Ellsworth errors led to Jack Cyr and Matthew Stewart each scoring a run for the Golden Bucks.Submit scores and game recaps by emailing them to [email protected] Part 2: When the injury is inside your head, some “don’t get it” – July 26, 2016 Part 1: Invisible, incapacitating concussions are sidelining high school athletes – July 19, 2016center_img EHS names new boys’ soccer coach – July 13, 2016 Latest posts by Taylor Vortherms (see all) Latest Postslast_img read more

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