A man was abusive to hospital staff, Portlaoise court heard last week.
Michael Lawless, 24, Apartment 184, The Glen, Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington was charged with using or engaging in threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour at the A&E department at Portlaoise hospital on September 23, 2018.
The court was told that on September 23, 2018 at 3.50am a man was abusive to hospital staff and patients in the A&E at Portlaoise hospital. He refused treatment to help him. He was intoxicated.
Appearing for Mr Lawless, solicitor Josephine Fitzpatrick said had apologised for the night. Since then he has undertaken a rehabilitation programme. He had a letter of apology for the hospital staff.
Judge Staines sought a Restorative Justice report for February 24.
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