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03 Oct 2022

Man stopped by gardai in Offaly purchased driving license on the internet

Man stopped by gardai in Offaly purchased driving license on the internet

Man stopped by gardai in Offaly purchased driving license on the internet

A man who bought a driving license on the internet was stopped by Garda Kieran Fitzpatrick at Church Road, Tullamore, on June 6, 2020. 

Felipe De Costa Muniz, 3 Walnut Lane, Kilbeggan, Westmeath, also drove with no insurance and had paid €600 for the license.

He had a Spanish licence the court heard.

His solicitor Donal Farrelly said he works at a meat plant and is a married man that needs his car.

Judge Catherine Staines told him he had to do his driving test. She fined him €200 for having no insurance and €100 for having no driving licence.

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