Donegal man arrested after McGregor ‘inspired’ incident

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Pinterest By News Highland – October 8, 2018 Facebook Previous articleBlood donations sought in InishowenNext articleLeah Gallen feeling strong ahead of European Junior Boxing Championships News Highland Facebook Pinterest Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme center_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter A Donegal man has appeared at Derry Magistrates court charged with assaulting police in what has been described as a McGregor ‘inspired’ incident.District Judge Barney McElholm said the scenes witnessed was an ‘edifying display’ following the Conor McGregor fight yesterday.25 year old Leon Shovlin of Kilraine, Glenties admitted the charge of assaulting police on October 7th.Derry Magistrates Court was told that police were at an address to arrest another man and Shovlin became involved.A police officer told the court that ‘in the commotion’ the defendant shoved an officer and then lunged at him.Defence solicitor Maoliosa Barr said the 25 year old had been staying with his cousin and they had watched the mixed martial arts fight and maybe ‘inspired by that’ Shovlin had behaved as he did.The defendant was sentenced to two months suspended for 18 months. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Donegal man arrested after McGregor ‘inspired’ incident Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applications WhatsApplast_img