A Littleton man who threatened to kill a Garda and his
Timmy Meaney, of 26 Derrynaflan Avenue, Littleton, was charged with threatening to kill or cause harm to Garda Mark Conway, in Derrynaflan Avenue, Littleton, on July 7, 2017. Meaney was also charged with making threats to kill or cause harm to the Garda’s family, at the same location on July 23, 2017.
Separately, Meaney was charged with creating
Sgt. Andrew Lyons told Judge Elizabeth MacGrath that Garda Mark Conway was approached by Meaney in one incident, who proceeded to verbally abuse him, saying phrases such as “I know where you live, you Free State b**tard,” “I’m in the IRA,” “I will get you, I will kill you,” and “I will get your wife.”
Meaney is taking concerted efforts to deal with alcohol
In the littering incident, the Court heard that Meaney was observed with a black refuse sack full of litter, including nappies, which he left on the roadway. Garda Conway approached Meaney, who started shouting and roaring. “He continued shouting and being abusive to Garda Conway,” said Sgt. Lyons. Garda Conway noted the effects of the incidents in a Victim Impact Statement to the Court. Judge MacGrath said she noted the guilty pleas, and Meaney’s “genuine efforts” to tackle alcoholism.
However, the threats issued to a Garda during the course of his
No member of An Garda Siochána should be subjected to that level of abuse, said the Judge, “particularly the threats to his family.” Judge MacGrath fixed