Get a Bluetooth, says judge

Invest in a Bluetooth, was the advice given last week by Judge Paul Kelly to a Portlaoise woman convicted of holding a mobile phone while driving.

Invest in a Bluetooth, was the advice given last week by Judge Paul Kelly to a Portlaoise woman convicted of holding a mobile phone while driving.

Deirdre Dunne, Clonad, Portlaoise, committed the offence at the Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise, on March 13.

Defence, Mr Declan Breen said she was a psychiatric nurse who had taken a call on the day regarding an elderly patient.

Dunne was fined €100.