Belfast Telegraph

Friday 24 October 2014

St Patrick’s day drinkers in court

Five people were fined at Belfast Magistrates Court on Tuesday for on-street drinking in the university area on St Patrick’s Day.

Six others were also fined for drinking alcohol in a public place. The prosecutions were brought by Belfast City Council.

The St Patrick’s Day drinkers were: Jennifer Johnston, from Abbot’s Wood in Holywood, fined £50 after she was detected drinking alcohol at Damascus Street on March 17.

Ryan Robinson, from Kinnego Cottages in Dungannon, fined £50 for drinking alcohol at University Avenue.

Laura May Delaney, from Corrina Avenue in Dunmurry, was fined £50 after she was detected drinking alcohol at Agincourt Avenue.

Gregory McGlohn, from Toura Road in Enniskillen, was fined £50 for drinking alcohol in Rugby Avenue.

Robert O’Kane, from Sherbourne Heights in Magherafelt, was fined £50 for drinking alcohol at Rugby Avenue. They were each ordered to pay costs of £66.

Also fined on Tuesday was Gerard Joseph McKenna, from Cloona Crescent in Dunmurry. He was fined £75 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking alcohol at University Road on January 9, 2010.

Dermot O’Sullivan, from Carrigart Avenue in west Belfast, was fined £50 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking alcohol at Suffolk Road on March 28.

Niall Parker, from Forfar Street, was fined £50 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking alcohol at Earlscourt Street on February 19, 2010.

Kevin O’Neill, from Coolnasilla Park South, was fined £50 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking at Glen Road on April 5.

Samuel Ruben Geddis, from Mount Pleasant Road in Newtownabbey, was fined £50 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking alcohol at Malone Road on February 18, 2010.

Michael Daniel Cullen, from Downshire Avenue in Craigavon, was fined £50 and ordered to pay costs of £66 after he was detected drinking alcohol at Damascus Street, in the university area of Belfast, on March 4.

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