« BackMan who struck jarvey to pay €1,000 to court poor box

Gavel 2A man who hit a jarvey in the face in a pub in Scartaglen is to pay €1,000 to the court poor box.

32-year-old Cathal Casey of Dereen Scartaglen admitted to assaulting Tim Hickey causing him harm on October 26th 2015.

Tralee District Court heard the 64-year-old’s right eye was injured and ankle was broken following the incident.

The court was told the incident arose following an earlier disagreement about a bar stool between the accused’s brother and the victim.

Mr Casey previously paid €2,500 in compensation and was ordered to pay €1,000 to the court poor box.

He is due back in court on October 25th.