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Man pleads guilty to careless driving

A 33-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he pleaded guilty to careless driving, causing the death of a man in Roscommon in 2016.

Dylan Byrne, 22, was a passenger in the car at the time of the crash at Ardcarne near Boyle, on 9 August. report that Luigi Forte, with an address of New Street Gardens, Dublin 8, had 116 previous convictions including five for driving without a driving licence, 20 for having no insurance, one for dangerous driving, one for careless driving and three charges of possession of drugs with intent to supply.

At a sentencing hearing in Roscommon Circuit Court, Judge Keenan Johnson said Mr Forte’s record of driving without insurance was one of the worst he had ever seen.

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