A Portlaoise man was last week convicted and fined for driving without a tax disc.
Michael Nevin, 5 Green View, Mountmellick Road, committed the offence at New Road, Portlaoise, on January 8 this year.
Defence solicitor said Nevin is on social welfare.
Judge Catherine Staines fined Nevin €200.
Recognisance was fixed in the event of an appeal.