Judge Aeneas McCarthy

Judge Hears Cases in a Pub

A pub is being used as a makeshift courtroom due to a shortage of official court buildings in Ireland. Defendants and lawyers attended O’Donovan’s Bar and Restaurant (pictured) in Ballina, County Tipperary, yesterday after the Irish Courts Service came to an arrangement with publican Michael O’Donovan. Matters, including disorder and alcohol-related offences, were presided over… Read more »