Donegal road safety campaigner hits out at short sentence for woman’s death

first_img WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – October 20, 2011 Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Donegal road safety campaigner hits out at short sentence for woman’s death Google+center_img Pinterest Facebook A leading Donegal road safety campaigner has hit out at the sentence handed down to a driver convicted of the death of a Fanad woman and her unborn child.29-year-old Publican, Kevin McArdle, from Carrickmacross was given a four-prison sentence with the final year suspended after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Roisin Connolly, a Dublin based teacher, originally from Donegal.The two passengers who were travelling along with Kevin McArdle also died.A Court heard this week that McArdle had drunk nine pints of beer and five glasses of brandy before the crash and was three and a half times above the limit.Mary Clinton, of road safety group, A-Ceart, said she was disgusted by yesterdays verdict…[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/mc1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Previous articleDerry GP cleared of carrying out sexually motivated examinationNext articlePublic to pay huge bill for government’s failed appeal against Pearse Doherty News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more