Voluntary work for committing assault

Mark Brophy, Drim, Mountrath, last week handed in €500 compensation for the victim of an assault causing harm.

Mark Brophy, Drim, Mountrath, last week handed in €500 compensation for the victim of an assault causing harm.

Judge Staines had previously ruled that if the money was paid, Brophy would be ordered to carry out 150 hours’ voluntary work.

The matter has been put back to October 9, 2014.