The Director of Public Prosecutions V Michael Farnan


12 March 2019


Cavan Circuit Criminal Court


His Honour Judge John Francis Aylmer


On the 30 November 2018 Mr. Michael Farnan, with an address at Edenburt, Virginia, Co. Cavan pleaded guilty to an offence, contrary to Section 102(3)(c) Finance Act, 1999, as amended:

  • Keeping or having prohibited goods (in relation to mineral oils) within the meaning of Section 94 of the Finance Act, 1999.


On 4 December 2018, at Letterkenny Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Aylmer sentenced Mr. Farnan to 240 hours Community Service in lieu of one year imprisonment with a probation report to assess his suitability ordered to be produced at the next sitting of Cavan Circuit Court.  On 12 March 2019 at Cavan Circuit Criminal Court Judge Aylmer imposed the sentence as stated.