Road traffic charges against Conor McGregor struck out

Road traffic charges against MMA fighter Conor McGregor have been struck out at Dublin District Court. The 30-year-old was accused of driving a car without a licence or insurance after he was stopped by Garda Gavin Kelly on Grove Road in Rathmines on 10 July. He was also accused of failing to produce the required documentation and was summonsed to appear in Court 8 at the Courts of Criminal Justice today.

He was escorted into the court by three minders.

Before the hearing Mr McGregor's solicitor Graham Kenny spoke to Garda Keith Dolan from Rathmines who was standing in for the prosecuting Garda and produced the required documentation.

Mr Gregor's case was listed at 48 and his name was called in alphabetical order just before 11.30am.

His case took less than a minute and he was not required to speak.

Following an application by the Garda, Judge Geraldine Carthy struck out all the charges.

Photographs are not allowed inside the court building and staff insisted there were to be none, but Mr McGregor was stopped by  members of the public for "selfies" and obliged.

Last month he was disqualified from driving for six months and fined €1,000 after he was caught speeding in Co Kildare in 2017 after he admitted driving at 158km/h in a 100km/h zone.

He has also been convicted of road traffic offences last year in Blanchardstown.

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