Man Fined for Damaging Railway Carriage Upholstery While Intoxicated

A man named Hartigan from Limerick was brought before the Southern Police Court, charged with damaging the upholstery of a third-class railway carriage on the Great Southern Railway. Hartigan and his companion, who had already been dealt with, were alleged to have been under the influence of alcohol while traveling from Limerick Junction to Dublin, during which they caused significant damage to the compartment with sharp instruments. The estimated cost of damages was 10 shillings. Hartigan was ordered to pay a fine or face six weeks in jail.

Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph – Thursday 04 April 1901

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