Northern Ireland court news

Antrim town man receives jail sentence for hate crime against neighbour who was 'tortured' with verbal abuse about being English and having a disability

Antrim town man receives jail sentence for hate crime against neighbour who was 'tortured' with verbal abuse about being English and having a disability

AN Antrim town man who 'tortured' a neighbour with a stream of verbal abuse about being English and having a disability has been given a five months jail sentence for hate crime. Anthony Gilhooly (47) was sentenced at Antrim Magistrates' Court, sitting in Ballymena (main picture), after previously pleading guilty