The men – two Polish and one Irish man, all employees of McAuliffe Trucking of Castleisland – pleaded guilty last week to dangerous driving in what District Court judge James O’Connor described as a “scandalous” and “outlandish incident, regardless of the charitable motive involved in the stunt”.

Three articulated truck drivers are spending two nights in custody at a Garda station after a member of the public complained about a YouTube video in(...)