Portlaoise brothers had stolen diesel

Bernard and Michael O’Reilly, both of Main Road, Clonkeen, Portlaoise, have been given 150 hours’ community service in lieu of six months for theft.

Bernard and Michael O’Reilly, both of Main Road, Clonkeen, Portlaoise, have been given 150 hours’ community service in lieu of six months for theft.

They were found at Aghnaharna, Portlaoise, on March 5, with €40 of stolen diesel.

Michael O’Reilly had 29 previous convictions, Bernard had none.