Lucan woman who smashed neighbour's car with microwave ordered to pay compensation

She pleaded guilty to the damages.

A woman who smashed a neighbours car window with a microwave oven she picked up from the ground has been ordered to pay compensation for the window by Blanchardstown District Court.

Sergeant Geraldine McManigan told Judge David McHugh that on October 17, 2016, Emma Murphy had been arguing with a female neighbour on Meile An Rí Road in Lucan when she picked up a microwave and threw it at the drivers window of the woman’s car, smashing it.

Judge McHugh asked where the microwave had come from.

Sgt McManigan said it had been dumped on the road.

Murphy, (35). Meile An Rí Road, Lucan, pleaded guilty to damaging a drivers window of a car at Meile An Rí Road, Lucan,on October 17, 2016.

Sgt McManigan said the damage came to €200.

Murphy’s defence lawyer, Jennifer Jackson, said her client was a mother with four children and was on social welfare. She said Murphy did not have any monies in court.

Judge McHugh said compensation would have to be paid.

He remanded Murphy on continuing bail to February 14 next for payment of compensation and for sentencing.

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