Man urinating on Muckish road escapes conviction

April 23, 2021

A MAN was found urinating on a public road at Muckish mountain by Gardaí.

Gardaí rounded a bend approaching a public car park when they observed a man, who was naked from the knees up, urinating onto the road.

Jonathan McKeown (24), with an address in Ballyclare, County Antrim, was charged in connection with the incident.

“He was urinating out onto the road in full view of the traffic,” Inspector Seamus McGonigle told Falcarragh District Court.

“His companions were egging him on.”

A fixed charge penalty notice was issued, but was not paid.

Solicitor for McKeown, Mr Patsy Gallagher, said the incident was ‘unacceptable’.

“The third parties there were of no assistance to anyone,” Mr Gallagher added.

Judge Paul Kelly said if McKeown made a €150 donation to Letterkenny Youth and Community Club by June 16 he would not apply a conviction.