April 15, 2024

A person who has been charged with a hit-and-run collision during which a nine-year-old boy was killed in Bundoran has sought permission to work ‘at sea’.

Sergee Kelly, who has been charged in reference to a collision in September that resulted within the dying of Ronan Wilson, is searching for a bail situation that he signal on at a Garda station thrice per week to be eliminated.

Kelly appeared earlier than Decide Patricia Cronin at Ballyshannon District Court docket on Friday.

Upon listening to that Kelly has a proposal of employment on a fishing trawler, Decide Cronin requested {that a} director of the corporate seem on Monday subsequent, February 19.

The person’s solicitor made an utility to range the bail circumstances which were imposed on his shopper.

A letter was handed into the court docket, the solicitor mentioned his shopper ‘needs to go to sea and has a job with that firm’.

The solicitor sought the elimination of a situation of Kelly’s bail whereby he should signal on at Ballyshannon Garda Station thrice per week.

“He can not go to sea if he has to signal on,” he mentioned. “My shopper has been signing on since September and has had numerous circumstances imposed which he has honoured.”

Kelly was accompanied to court docket by his father.

His solicitor knowledgeable the court docket that the proprietor of the corporate is ‘ailing’ having suffered harm and was unable to attend court docket, however was ready to take a name from An Garda Siochana to verify the job provide to Kelly.

Inspector Angela Cummins mentioned the State was objecting to bail circumstances being assorted.

Inspector Cummins mentioned the letter submitted was not on headed paper and was not signed.

“We’re conscious that there are three administrators within the firm so if one is unable to attend, there needs to be somebody right here,” Inspector Cummins mentioned.

The matter was adjourned till Monday’s sitting of Ballyshannon District Court docket. Decide Cronin requested that one of many firm administrators be current.

9-year-old Ronan, from Kildress in County Tyrone, was killed within the incident on Atlantic Method at round 9.20pm on September 23, 2023.

Kelly, a 23-year-old with an deal with at Higher Mullaghmore, County Sligo, has been charged with three offences underneath the Highway Visitors Act, and is at the moment on bail underneath strict circumstances.

Kelly has been charged that, having been the driving force of a car, which was concerned within the prevalence of harm to Ronan Wilson, did fail to supply mentioned particular person help. He has additionally been charged with failing to cease and with failing to stay on the scene.

Kelly is prohibited from getting into Bundoran and has additionally been ordered to remain out of Northern Eire.

Donegal man concerned in dying of younger boy, 9, needs to work at sea was final modified: February sixteenth, 2024 by Workers Author