PRISON FOR BALLYBANE MAN WHO DROVE AFTER TAKING COCAINE

Date Published: 12-Jun-2007

A Ballybane man has been sentenced to eight months in prison for driving with traces of cocaine in his system and for doing a hand brake turn on a footpath two months later while children played nearby.

22 year old Shane Sweeney of 79 Castle Park pleaded guilty to both offences at Galway District Court yesterday.