first_imgA man who head-butted another man in a bingo hall in a row over a €50 payout has been jailed for four months.Liam Peoples was jailed for four months for the attack on a bingo worker. Pic by Northwest Newspix.Liam Peoples, 41, attacked another man during a bingo session at St Mary’s GAA Hall in Convoy, on December 17th, 2013. Letterkenny District Court heard how Peoples had attended the bingo with his mother.However a row developed over a €50 payment when there was a mix-up between the calling of two numbers.Peoples attacked volunteer David McConalogue, who was working on the floor of the GAA hall.Mr McConalogue was head-butted and had to receive treatment at Letterkenny General Hospital for his injuries.Among his injuries was a damaged nose for which he had to receive four stitches.Solicitor Kieran O’Gorman said there had been an incident at the bingo hall and his client now regretted getting involved.He said Peoples, of 347 Calhame, Letterkenny, who admitted the charges, had been on medication at the time of the incident.People, 40, was charged with both assault causing harm and using threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour in a pubic place.The court heard that Peoples had a number of previous convictions including assault.Judge Paul Kelly said it was a very serious matter saying that two years ago h got a community service sentence for a similar offence.He sentenced Peoples to four months in jail for the assault charge and took the Section 6 charge into account.He refused a application by Peoples’ solicitor to have the jail sentence suspended.NUMBERS ARE UP FOR MAN WHO HEADBUTTED BINGO WORKER IN ROW OVER PAYMENT was last modified: May 19th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:attackbingoconvoyGardaihead-buttJudge Paul KellyletterkennyLiam Peopleslast_img