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Jailed for wearing a T-shirt

category wicklow | rights, freedoms and repression | other press author Monday July 17, 2006 16:04author by John Kelly Report this post to the editors

Punk Rock fan imprisoned for seven days for wearing a Sex Pistols T-shirt

A 33 year old man was sentenced to seven days in jail for wearing the T-shirt with the words "Never mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols" at a court in Bray on Friday July, 16, 2006. The judge Murrough Connellan refused an attempt by the man to purge his "contempt" after his partner Lorraine Fitzpatrick purchased a plain blue T-shirt. The judge said he had not furnished "good reason" for wearing the garment.

The man 33 year old Philip Dunleavy had been charged with shoplifting from Woodie's DIY store in Bray but before the charges were dealt with by the court, Judge Connellan objected to the T-shirt worn by Mr Dunleavy. He said his contempt of the court was "clear and brazen". Mr Dunleavy's girlfriend Lorraine Fitzpatrick was in court with their eight year old daughter and went to purchase a plain blue T-shirt for her partner in the event of him being able to purge his contempt. The judge, however refused. Ms Fitzpatrick said that "It wasn't that Philip got up last night and ironed the T-shirt... He follows the Sex Pistolsas a group for most of his life, and he wore the T-shirt without thinking about it". She said that her partner was "devastated and in shock" adding that when her daughter "asked why her Daddy was going away in a van, it was very hard to say it was because of his T-shirt".

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Priorities     hardlynews    Mon Jul 17, 2006 16:30 
   Due process and trial by jury     John Kelly    Mon Jul 17, 2006 16:32 
   Bad judge     Seán Ryan    Mon Jul 17, 2006 16:42 
   Not Jailed for shoplifting ! !     John Kelly    Mon Jul 17, 2006 16:49 
   Did it happen?     Tank Girl    Mon Jul 17, 2006 18:37 
   Not the first!     Rory    Mon Jul 17, 2006 18:49 
   Rory     pat c    Mon Jul 17, 2006 18:58 
   Source is Irish Indo     John Kelly    Mon Jul 17, 2006 22:14 
   Mirror     pat c    Tue Jul 18, 2006 18:17 
 10   Crown Colony !     Mick Butler    Tue Jul 18, 2006 19:12 
 11   Due process and trial by jury     Rashers    Mon Jul 24, 2006 02:26 
 12   rashers     pat c    Mon Jul 24, 2006 12:50 
 13   Right to Freedom of Expression violated     Sheepstealer    Mon Jul 24, 2006 17:35 
 14   what you forgot to report...     kate    Sun Jul 30, 2006 02:14 
 15   Kate's report on T-shirt Man     Sheepstealer    Sun Jul 30, 2006 17:52 
 16   Sheepstealer     John Kelly    Wed Aug 02, 2006 22:25 
 17   Biased reporters? surely not!     Kate    Sun Aug 06, 2006 13:51 
 18   happened to me last year     mother of kidnapped children    Mon Aug 07, 2006 02:54 
 19   Judge Murrough Connellan .     Sceptic.    Mon Aug 09, 2010 04:16 
 20   Dress Codes.     Fashion Designer.    Mon Aug 09, 2010 14:56 
 21   dress codes     opus diablos    Mon Aug 09, 2010 15:24 


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