December 3, 2023

A person has been fined for promoting roses exterior a Letterkenny nightclub with no buying and selling licence.

Ioan Covaciu, 45, of Decrease Essential Avenue Letterkenny was earlier than Letterkenny District Court docket charged with an infringement of the Informal Buying and selling Act, 1995.

The court docket heard that Gardai approached Covaciu at 2.20am on July 8, 2023 after they noticed him promoting roses to members of the general public.

Covaciu admitted to officers that he didn’t have any licence to hold out buying and selling. He was subsequently charged with an offence opposite to part 3 (2) and (3) of the Informal Buying and selling Act, 1995.

Covaciu was represented by solicitor Mr Michael Shiel.

Mr Shiel stated Covaciu is a married father-of-one who tried to get a allow.

“It price €3,000 to get one and he simply couldn’t afford that to promote roses exterior Voodoo,” Mr Shiel stated. “He’s on social welfare and he took an opportunity to get a bit of additional cash for his household. That’s the sole motive for doing this.”

Covaciu had paid €150 in bail cash to Gardai and consented to this getting used for any high-quality the court docket may impose, Mr Shiel added.

Decide Éiteáin Cunningham stated the very fact Covaciu knew he wanted an informal buying and selling licence and initially sought one was a ‘problem’ for the accused.

Covaciu was convicted and fined €150.

Man ‘took an opportunity’ promoting roses exterior Letterkenny nightclub was final modified: October twenty fourth, 2023 by Workers Author