A court’s heard an IT worker got a woman to pay him over one thousand euro for All-Ireland Final tickets - which he didn’t have.
30 year old David Marsh of Granite Court in Stepaside has previously conned people out of money to see Conor McGregor and by pretending he had won tickets to Barbados.
In this latest case involving the GAA tickets, the Judge was told the accused told a colleague he could get her eight tickets to see Dublin take on Kerry in the 2015 All Ireland Final.
She handed over €1,200 for the tickets but became anxious when she never got them.
She tried to contact David Marsh who said he would refund her the money but later claimed his dad had passed away in Spain which wasn’t true.
David Marsh pleaded guilty and the court heard he is already serving two years in custody for conning a couple out of €76,000 by promising them a cheap house.
He also conned some of his tag rugby team and work colleagues into handing over almost 8 thousand euro by telling them he could get them tickets to a Conor McGregor UFC Fight Night in Dublin.
He also told others he had won a trip for six to Barbados but he didn't want to go so took cash off them to change the name on the tickets.
His barrister said in his submission this wasn’t simply a case of theft for gain but there was ‘’something at play psychologically.’’
He said there were no attempts made by Marsh to hide his identity during the thefts. He would make promises he couldn’t keep and then would admit to what he had done once the victim’s patience ran out. He said each and every scam had been embarked upon with no strategy.
David Marsh has been jailed for four and a half months for this latest offence involving the All-Ireland tickets. It will run consecutive to his two year jail term.