A GALWAY man who parked in a disabled bay while attending a takeaway in Letterkenny has been fined in court.
Patrick Cleary (23) of Glenn Bhan, Ballybane, Galway, was before Letterkenny District Court.
At 11.30pm on December 8, 2018, Gardaí observed a blue Hiace van parked in a disabled bay at Letterkenny Main Street. No badge was displayed on the vehicle.
Gardaí approached a man, who identified himself as Patrick Cleary and said the vehicle was his.
Cleary was unable to provide an explanation as to why he parked in the disabled bay. There were numerous other vacant spaces in the vicinity.
Cleary was in a nearby takeaway.
A fixed charge penalty notice was issued and was unpaid.
Judge Paul Kelly fined Cleary €400 and gave three months to pay.