McGregor facing possible ‘further charges’ for dangerous driving

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UFC STAR CONOR McGregor has been remanded connected continuing bail contiguous pending imaginable “further charges” successful his unsafe driving prosecution successful Dublin.

The mixed martial creator came to garda attraction portion driving a high-performance Bentley Continental GT connected 22 March successful westbound Dublin.

McGregor, 33, the world’s highest-paid jock past year, was pulled implicit and arrested.

Gardai charged him with 2 counts of unsafe driving successful the 2019-reg car astatine the N4/M50 interchange successful Palmerstown and the Lucan Road, being uninsured, having nary licence, and failing to nutrient his documents wrong 10 days.

There was a little tribunal proceeding successful April. He was fixed an 11-week adjournment aft his solicitor Michael Staines confirmed helium showed the arresting serviceman a transcript of his client’s security and licence.

The combatant returned to Blanchardstown District Court successful Dublin today.

Dressed successful a navy suit, helium arrived successful a ’21-reg Rolls Royce, and aft gathering with his solicitor, helium sat successful the nationalist gallery.

Once his lawsuit was called, helium moved into the defendant’s seat and listened to the proceedings.

Court Garda Sergeant Walter Sweeney told Judge David McHugh, “This matter, the record is with the DPP for consideration”.

He asked the justice to adjourn the lawsuit “for information of further charges”.

Staines told the justice helium had discussed the substance with McGregor, and helium consented.

However, helium has not yet indicated a plea.

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The justice remanded him to look again connected 8 September for the DPP’s directions.

Dubliner McGregor, who present lives astatine Ladycastle, Straffan, Co. Kildare, did not code the court.

On conviction, unsafe driving carries a maximum good of up to €5,000 and six months imprisonment.

At his erstwhile hearing, arresting Garda Denis Lordon of Lucan presumption had said helium made nary reply erstwhile charged.

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