Dungannon Swifts manager fined £100 for speeding offence

The manager of Dungannon Swifts Football Club has been fined £100 for speeding on his way to a league match.
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Thirty-seven-year-old Dean Shiels from Mountsandel Road, Coleraine, was also given four penalty points.

Magherafelt Magistrates Court heard on Wednesday the defendant's Jaguar vehicle was detected travelling at 61mph in a 30mph zone on the outskirts of Moneymore village on April 23.

A defence lawyer said Shiels fully accepted the matter.

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He said the defendant has a clear record and no points on his licence.

District Judge Alana McSorley said she would give the defendant credit for entering an early plea.

She also ordered him to pay a £15 offender's levy.