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Drunken man went berserk and attacked car with paling stick

By on December 27, 2019

first_imgA drunken man went berserk at the Finn Valley Agricultural Show and randomly smashed the back windscreen of a car. John Callaghan, aged 22, appeared at Letterkenny District Court in connection with the incident which occurred at Kilcadden Crossroads on June 25th, 2016. Inspector Goretti Sheridan told the court the attack resulted in an estimated €1,500 of damage to the victim’s car.“At 6.30pm, the driver of the Grey Audi had just parked his car beside the marquee, and was proceeding to take his keys out of the ignition when he seen the defendant charging at his car.“He had a paling post in his hand and smashed the back windscreen of his car, and then proceeded to scrape the sides of the vehicle.“He then attempted to strike the driver of the vehicle, before he was brought to the ground by a group of a males who witnesses the frenzied attack,” she revealed.Solicitor for the defendant Frank Dorrian said there was absolutely no logic at all behind his client’s actions and said he suffered from depression.He told the court, “My client can offer no logic as to why he did what he did, it was a act of random uncontrolled madness.“He can offer no insight as to why he did what he did, he’s very sorry to the injured party who he doesn’t know and is not only very remorseful for what he has done, but is very embarrassed.“He genuinely can’t figure out why he did what he did, he was extremely intoxicated at the time and wants to compensate for the damage he has caused.“He has no previous convictions, and he suffers from depression and has been on anti-depressants for a time.”Inspector Goretti Sheridan said she didn’t know the figure for the amount of damage caused by estimated that it was around €1,500.Judge Paul Kelly ordered a probation report on Callaghan, of Trusk Road, Ballybofey, to be complied on and an exact estimate be given on the compensation required for the injured party.Drunken man went berserk and attacked car with paling stick was last modified: September 21st, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:attackcourtdonegalFinn Valley ShowJUDGEpaling postlast_img read more

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ARE THESE DONEGAL’S ONLY UNBEATEN SOCCER TEAMS?

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first_imgMEET THE bhoys from Glencar Celtic and Glencar Madrid teams – unbeaten in the under-8 Letterkenny District League.Are they Donegal’s only unbeaten side this season? Send us your pictures and stories to [email protected] THESE DONEGAL’S ONLY UNBEATEN SOCCER TEAMS? was last modified: March 12th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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