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27/07/2021

Dundalk man caught driving without insurance and licence

Dundalk man caught driving without insurance and licence

Dundalk courthouse

A 39 year old man who was prosecuted for driving without insurance or a licence on the Dublin Road, Haggardstown, was given a four month suspended sentence at Dundalk District Court last week.

The court heard Michael Davidson with an address at Meeting House Lane, Linenhall Street, Dundalk had 41 previous convictions – most of which were for road traffic offences.

The defence solicitor said her client had a number of difficulties and was working hard on his rehabilitation.

He accepted he shouldn’t have been driving on the occasion and asked the court not to impose a custodial sentence.

In addition to imposing a four month sentence, which she suspended for 12 months, Judge Eirinn McKiernan disqualified the defendant from driving for four years.

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