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24 May 2022

Kildare resident was 'quoting Bible verses', Naas District Court hears

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Kildare resident was 'quoting Bible verses', Naas District Court hears

The man pleaded guilty to criminal damage at Naas District Court on Thursday, May 5.File Photograph: Naas courthouse

A Kildare resident allegedly caused criminal damage while heavily intoxicated in his home, and later began 'quoting Bible verses.'

That is according to gardaí present at Naas District Court on Thursday, May 5.

The defendant told the court that he pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage at his home, putting his partner in fear.

It was heard that the man smashed plates and threw his wife’s mobile phone, both of which constituted a breach of a protection order.

His solicitor, Brian Larkin, told Judge Desmond Zaidan that his client was apologetic over what happened, and had no previous convictions.

The judge ordered a probation report for the man, and adjourned the case for the report and sentencing on a date in July.

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