September 26, 2023

A person who was caught driving whereas disqualified has been postpone the highway for six years.

Letterkenny District Courtroom heard that Robbie Delaney had solely pushed a brief distance over Lifford Bridge when his companion turned unwell on November 25, 2022.

Gardai have been finishing up a checkpoint when a car being pushed by Delaney was stopped. A lawful demand was made for the manufacturing of paperwork and Delaney admitted that he was a disqualified driver.

Delaney is a 35-year-old who has an tackle at Kinnycally, St Johnston, however the courtroom was advised that he has now moved to Longford.

In April 2021, Delaney was disqualified from driving for 4 years after being discovered driving with out insurance coverage. In 2019, he obtained a two-year driving ban, additionally for driving with out insurance coverage.

Solicitor for Delaney, Mr Rory O’Brien, stated his consumer appreciated his wrongdoing.

Mr O’Brien stated Delaney’s companion turned unwell on the principle highway on the day in query.

“All he was seeking to do was to get throughout and park the automotive,” Mr O’Brien stated. “He perceived it as a needed intervention. There is no such thing as a excuse in any respect.”

Mr O’Brien stated Delaney had a ‘new goal’ within the type of his younger daughter and was taking very optimistic steps in his life.

He stated: “He has a really traumatic background with tragedy after tragedy after tragedy. He desires to get his life again on observe. This was an remoted incident and he did what was needed on the time.”

Taking into consideration the mitigation opened by Mr O’Brien, Decide Éiteáin Cunningham convicted Delaney and fined him €300 with 5 months to pay for driving with out insurance coverage. Delaney was disqualified from driving for a interval of six years.

A cost of driving and not using a driving licence was taken into consideration.

Banned St Johnston driver postpone highway for one more six years was final modified: July twenty fifth, 2023 by Employees Author