TWO IN COURT ON FALCARRAGH ASSAULT CHARGES

first_imgStephen O’Donnell pictured outside Letterkenny court todayExclusive: Two people have been released on bail in connection with an assault which has left a man in a critical condition in hospital.The two appeared at Falcarragh District Court sitting in Letterkenny this morning. The first man, Stephen O’Donnell, 20, of Cnoc Fola, Brinaleck, Gaoth Dobhair, was charged with assault under the Non Fatal Offences Against The Persons Act.Garda Sergeant Martin Rochford told the court that O’Donnell was arrested on Main Street Falcarragh at 10.20am on March 19th.He was taken to Glenties Garda station where he was charged at 6.50pm last night.O’Donnell, who was wearing black trousers and a black jacket, made no reply when charged.Garda Inspector David Kelly said Gardai were not objecting to bail but asked for a number of bail conditions.He asked for a curfew of midnight and 8am, that O’Donnell sign on once a week at Falcarragh Garda station, that he not interfere with any witnesses and that he stay at his current address.The other person who appeared in court in connection with the incident was a juvenile.He was also released on bail with similar bail conditions.He cannot be named for legal reasons.Inspector Kelly asked the court to allow for a two month adjournment in the case as further charges may arise.The case relates to an incident in Falcarragh on St Patrick’s night during which a man was seriously injured.Patrick McLaughlin, from Gaoth Dobhair, was allegedly assaulted and was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he is being treated for a serious head injury.The 47 year old victim s currently in a critical condition and in a coma.Judge Paul Kelly adjourned the case to a date in May.* At Hearing. Copyright Donegal Daily LtdComments are closed in ongoing casesTWO IN COURT ON FALCARRAGH ASSAULT CHARGES was last modified: March 21st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cnoc FolaGaoth DobhairTWO IN COURT ON FALCARRAGH ASSAULT CHARGESlast_img read more