A serving member of An Garda Siochana was convicted of careless driving at last week’s sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon Court after the patrol car he was driving was involved in a serious accident with Nodlaig Geraghty on March 1, 2016.

Imposing a conviction and a €500 fine Judge Kevin P Kilrane said he accepted Philip Weafer, c/o Roscommon Garda Station, Abbey St, Roscommon was travelling at an excessive speed at Treanagry on the N61 between Boyle and Tulsk. He said that “The evidence of Ms Geraghty is cogent and unshakeable. The defendant was driving much too fast.”

Evidence was given by Ms Geraghty that she finished work in Sligo on the date in question at 5.10pm and was driving towards Boyle and then on towards Elphin.


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