Brought cannabis into local prison

Joanne Mullane, Limerick, has been fined €200 for bringing drugs into the Midlands Prison.

Joanne Mullane, Limerick, has been fined €200 for bringing drugs into the Midlands Prison.

Inspector Aidan Farrelly gave evidence she brought in cannabis herb on March 28.

She had six previous convictions, including a suspended sentence for the same offence in 2013.

Defence, Ms Josephine Fitzpatrick said Mullane’s partner had been serving a sentence at the time.