Judge tells man to climb holy mountain Croagh Patrick
By BBC STAFF - BBC NEWS
Added: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 15:26:47 UTC
Thanks to Niall for the link
A County Donegal judge has ordered a man who swore at a policeman to climb up Ireland's holiest mountain.
Milford District Court heard Joseph McElwee, 38, of Aughavennan, Rathmullan, was one of three people who approached two officers outside a pub.
The court heard the tirade of abuse included foul language when he told a garda to go back to Mayo.
Judge Seamus Hughes asked him if he had ever climbed Croagh Patrick in the officer's native County Mayo.
"I want you to come back in a month's time with evidence that you did the four stations of Croagh Patrick, and say a few prayers," he said.
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