Solicitor Gives Phone To Convicted Rapist In Portlaoise

Written 6 days ago by Hannah Murphy

A solicitor has pleaded guilty to supplying a mobile phone to a convicted rapist while he had been in Portlaoise Hospital.

Joanne Kangley from Rathevan, Baileboro in Cavan supplied the Samsung phone for Michael Murray, who had been sentenced to 15 years for rape and child abduction.

According to the Irish Independent, Ms Kangley had previously worked on behalf of convicted drug-trafficker John Gilligan.

She’ll be sentenced in April of next year after pleading guilty at Portlaoise Circuit Court yesterday.