Tipperary courts: Thurles man, 22, remanded in custody for breaching barring order

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Tipperary courts: Thurles man, 22, remanded in custody for breaching barring order

Judge Elizabeth MacGrath

A Thurles man who broke a barring order preventing him from entering his parents' home was remanded in custody by Nenagh Court.

Kevin Keane of No Fixed Abode and 15 Stradavoher Court, Thurles, pleaded to contravening the order at Lisheen Terrace, Thurles, on October 1, 2018.

The court heard that Mr Keane, 22, knocked on the front door of the house but was not allowed in and his parents told him to go away.

He then went around the back of the house and tried to gain entry through a back door but his father put his weight against the door and the Gardai were called.

Mr Keane's solicitor, Elizabeth McKeever, told the court her client had no place to stay that night and tried to get into the family home.

"Unfortunately, he has a bad relationship with his parents," she said.

Judge Elizabeth MacGrath rejected a bail application by Mr Keane and remanded him in custody to Thurles Court on October 16.

Mr Keane also pleaded to being intoxicated in public and using threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour in The Ragg, Thurles, on January 4, 2018.

The court heard that the Gardai had been called to a disturbance at Clohessy Place, The Ragg, and found Mr Keane shouting obscenities, which people could hear in their homes.

Ms McKeever said her client had been "going through a bad stage" at the time.

Judge MacGrath fined Mr Keane €100 for threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour and took the charge of being intoxicated in public into account.