Fined for using his phone while driving

David Dooley, Barrowhouse, Clonduff, Rosenallis, was fined €100 for holding a mobile phone while driving, at Timahoe Road, Portlaoise, on December 2 last year.

David Dooley, Barrowhouse, Clonduff, Rosenallis, was fined €100 for holding a mobile phone while driving, at Timahoe Road, Portlaoise, on December 2 last year.

“He foolishly used the phone. He was inquiring about insurance for his car, believe it or not,” explained defence, Ms Josephine Fitzpatrick.