Outrage at sentence for Donegal woman’s death

A Donegal road safety campaigner has hit out at the sentence handed out to a driver convicted over the death of a Donegal woman and her unborn child.

A Donegal road safety campaigner has hit out at the sentence handed out to a driver convicted over the death of a Donegal woman and her unborn child.

Publican Kevin McArdle (29), Longfield, Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, was handed own a four-year prison sentence with the final year suspended after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Roisin Connolly, a Dublin-based teacher who was originally from Fanad - and two passengers in the BMW he was driving.

Speaking yesterda,y Mary Clinton of road safety group A-Ceart, said she was disgusted by Tuesday’s verdict which she described as ridiculous.

READ THE FULL STORY IN THURSDAY’S DONEGAL DEMOCRAT.