December 5, 2023

A younger Donegal man has been jailed for 5 years in america for a ‘one- punch assault’ that left a father-of-three with irreparable mind harm in Boston two years in the past.

Ryan McEleney-Lynch (25), who’s from the Clonmany space, was discovered responsible by a jury of 12 in a Suffolk County courtroom in Massachusetts final Tuesday.

On Friday, he was sentenced by a choose to the utmost time period of 4 years and 364 days in state jail for the aggravated assault and battery cost.

McEleney-Lynch, with an tackle at Quincy, Massachusetts, works in development and has been

residing within the Boston space for about the previous 5 years.

The courtroom heard how Ciaran Moore was left with a life-threatening mind damage and is now confined to a wheelchair after being punched by McEleney-Lynch simply after Christmas two years in the past. Mr Moore (43) is initially from County Laois however has been residing in america for greater than twenty years.

A spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Lawyer’s Workplace outlined particulars of the incident for the ‘Inishowen Impartial’.

They defined that on December 27, 2021, Boston Police responded to the Outdated Dorchester Publish for an assault and battery at about 2.15am.

The police positioned the sufferer contained in the bar, bleeding from the nostril.

An investigation confirmed that Mr Moore had been out together with his spouse and mates on the ‘Bunker Pub’ on the Outdated Dorchester Publish.

Because the sufferer started to stroll towards the lavatory, McEleney-Lynch punched him as soon as within the face, knocking him unconscious and in the end inflicting a life-threatening mind damage.

The sufferer was in intensive take care of greater than two months following uncontrolled bleeding in his mind and he continues to require round the clock care.


Donegal man jailed in US for assault that left man in wheelchair was final modified: October thirty first, 2023 by Workers Author