Kerry GAA footballer Kevin McCarthy
The court heard that McCarthy had not eaten on the day in question and that he had drank three or four cans of Carlsberg on the bus; five or six brandy and Baileys; and vodka and Red Bull.
The court heard that McCarthy headbutted and bit [security guard] Mr Zybura and also tried to kick him in the groin…
…he injured garda, Garda Michael Dalton, who suffered a soft- tissue injury to his wrist and was unable to work for more than two months.
Gda Coleman was also injured by McCarthy, who “bit him on the right hand, and left teeth-marks“
Defence solicitor Padraig O’Connell said his client had never been in trouble with the law and was known for his sporting prowess.
Testimonials were handed in to court, including from Kilcummin GAA club, the Kerry County Board, and a former Killarney town councillor, Niall ‘Botty’ O’Callaghan…
Judge Waters convicted Mr McCarthy for all three assaults and fined him a total of €1,400.