The [Irish] Mail on Sunday yesterday spoke to Eoin Black from south Co. Dublin, who accepted that he – and not Eoin McKeogh from Co. Kildare – jumped from the taxi concerned in Monkstown last November, leaving the driver empty handed.
Mr Black, a 20-year-old student from Blackrock, yesterday told the MoS he fled the taxi without paying and said he was ‘sorry’ for all the trouble he had caused.
Mr Black said: ‘I am sorry for Eoin McKeogh and I want the real story to be told. I don’t want the story to be twisted and blown up.This is between me, the taxi driver and Eoin McKeogh. I’ve paid my €50 fare and I thought that would be an end to it.
‘I would like to tell the real story for Eoin McKeogh’s sake but I want to get legal advice before I do that.’
Previously: It Wasn’t Me