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Bail denied for Letterkenny man charged with Carndonagh assault

An Garda Siochana WEB

A LETTERKENNY man has been remanded in custody after a serious assault causing harm in Carndonagh at the weekend.

Lee Mitchell, of 43 Windmill View is charged with the assault of Patrick McLaughlin on Convent Road, Carndonagh, on Friday, May 30.

At a special noon sitting of Buncrana District Court today Garda Seamus Lyons gave evidence of arresting Mitchell (33) and of charging him at Buncrana Garda Station on Saturday.Garda Lyons testified that Mitchell said ‘I am sorry’, when the charges were put to him.

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Solicitor, Mr Frank Dorrian applied for bail in the case. However, this was strongly objected to by Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan.

She said the accused may face more serious charges, has no permanent address, and that he could potentially interfere with witnesses in the case.

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