English holidaymaker fined over 'sheep s******' jibe at Welsh holiday park

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English holidaymaker fined over 'sheep s******' jibe at Welsh holiday park
English holidaymaker fined over 'sheep s******' jibe at Welsh holiday park


An English tourist has been fined £150 for racially aggravated disorderly conduct at a holiday park in North Wales.

Anthony Taaffe, 47, from Bolton, came up before Llandudno Magistrates Court, which heard that he had started shouting and swearing in an apparently drunken state in front of children at the holiday park in Gronant, near Prestatyn, reports The Sun.

Prosecutor Gareth Parry said security staff and an off-duty policeman tried to calm him down, and he called them a "bunch of sheep s******s".

According to Wales Online, he tried to defend himself by saying: "Calling someone a sheep s*****r is a term for people living in the countryside."

The Daily Telegraph reports that he also admitted a second similar offence after he called a police officer at the custody unit he was taken to a "Welsh sheep s*****r."

Phillip Lloyd Jones, defending, said Taaffe has been restrained on the ground and sat upon by the security staff and the off-duty police officer.

He reportedly apologised for his behaviour, and his £150 fine was deemed paid by his time in custody.

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