Limerick Mother apologises for telling Garda to ‘stick car up his…

first_imgMan and woman arrested after Gardaí seize cash and suspected drugs worth more than €28,000 Newcastle West Gardaí move Advertisement NewsLimerick Mother apologises for telling Garda to ‘stick car up his hole’By Staff Reporter – October 5, 2016 2701 Gardaí across Ireland take on viral dance challenge Gardaí warn students of rental scams Print Facebook Email Linkedincenter_img Jean Blake apologised at Limerick Circuit Court for the comments she made to gardaiA LIMERICK mother-of-three has apologised in court to the Garda she told to “stick the beamer up your hole, I’ll just get a bigger one, you f**cker”, when he told her that her BMW car was being impounded.In what Judge Tom O’Donnell previously described as a “very unique civics lesson” given in front of her children, Jean Blake (34) of Cosgrave Park was convicted of driving without insurance last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Ms Blake had been driving a recently purchased car in to the city to pick up her son when Garda Niall Deegan stopped her and found she hadn’t insurance cover or a valid driving licence.The court heard that Ms Blake gave a “very unique civics lesson in front of her children” when she called Garda Deegan a “f**ker”, adding that all Gardaí were “just a bunch of f**kers”.When she was told the car was going to seized, Ms Blake told her children to “call your father” as she screamed at Garda Deegan, “you can stick this beamer up your hole, I’ll just get a bigger car, you f**ker”.She was subsequently convicted, banned from driving for two years and fined for a number of offences.Last June, Judge O’Donnell said he wanted to hear Ms Blake’s apology to Garda Deegan.Defence Counsel Erin O’Hagan said that her client moved house recently and needed her car to drive to work.Ms O’Hagan also added that she wanted to “wholeheartedly apologise”.“I’ll hear it so,” Judge O’Donnell remarked.Stating that she had a lot going on that day’, Ms Blake said her son had been attacked by five people and she wanted to get him and take him to safety.“That is not how I normally act, it is totally out of character and I want to sincerely apologise to Garda Deegan and the court. I am deeply sorry,” she said as she asked to court to consider the severity of the sentence imposed.Judge O’Donnell said that her “conduct was appalling, unnecessary and unhealthy”.Lifting the two-year driving disqualification, he increased the fines to €500 and asked that the apology from Ms Blake be communicated to Garda Deegan.She was given six months to pay the fines. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleWin cinema ticketsNext articleRaheen having to cut respite Staff Reporter Youth arrested in connection with alleged assault on female Garda Twitter TAGSGardaJean BlakeJudge Tom O’Donnelllimerick circuit court WhatsApp Garda investigation launched into death of woman outside Limericklast_img

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