Do you ever open food and eat it while doing the weekly shop? Well, don't because you could be facing two months jail time!
McDonagh had 14 previous theft convictions at the time of the crime.
Reacting to the judgement, Deputy Executive Director of IRPT Fiona Ní Chinnéide says that such prison sentences make “no social or economic sense.”
It’s a poor use of taxpayer money when community service has proven to be a more cost-effective response, particularly for women who offend.
In sentencing McDonagh, Judge O’Shea said that it’s difficult not to view her actions as anything other than “smart-alec behaviour”.