Tralee man is sentenced to 18 months for assault on Brian Curtin

A 40 year old father of 6 has been handed down a 6 month prison sentence or 120 hours community service following a conviction for assault on Judge Brian Curtin. The DPP told the court that the victim Brian Curtin asked that the accused Thomas Hallisey with an address at 73 Mitchell`s Crescent Tralee not be treated harshly in handing down the sentence. The court heard that on the 21st of March 2004, Judge Brian Curtin was approached by Thomas hallisey.The accused is alleged to have said to the Circuit Court Judge