May 19, 2024

A Bundoran man has been charged with stealing money from Church buildings in Donegal, Roscommon and Cavan.

Nathan Coughlan, who has additionally been charged with stealing costly instruments and a beneficial iPad in separate incidents, was earlier than Ballyshannon District Courtroom this week.

The 27-year-old, of Silverhill, Bundoran, faces a collection of costs referring to incidents in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Coughlan, who was represented by solicitor Mr Frank Murphy when he appeared at Ballyshannon District Courtroom, instructed Choose Ciaran Liddy that he wished for his issues to be handled within the Circuit Courtroom.

He’s charged with stealing €47 in candle choices from St Asicus Church, Frenchpark, County Roscommon on August 16, 2022 and with stealing an estimated €150 in candle choices from St Bridgid’s Church, Kilbride, County Roscommon on June 26, 2022.

Coughlan was charged with stealing €30 in money and inflicting €630 value of legal injury at Sacred Coronary heart Church in Mountcharles on November 22, 2022.

He was charged in reference to an incident at Church of Our Woman Star of the Sea, Bundoran, on November 9, 2021. Coughlan entered the Church as a trespasser and tried to take cash out of a cash field.

Coughlan was charged with taking donation envelopes, containing an unknown sum of cash, from The Fiary, Rossnowlagh on April 28, 2023.

He was charged with stealing cash to a worth of between €50 and €200 from Drumalee Church, County Cavan on October 21, 2020 and he faces an extra cost of inflicting legal injury to the gathering field on the candelabra of the identical Church on the identical date.

The defendant can also be charged with the theft of an Apple iPad Professional, valued at €1,200, and a Redmi cell phone valued at €250, at West Finish, Bundoran, on Could 30, 2021.

Coughlan was charged with, whereas coming into a property at Lareen, Kinlough as a trespasser on October 12, 2022, that he did steal instruments – a compressor, a blow heater and a handheld air gauge.

Coughlan was additionally charged with stealing €26 value of garments from Dunnes Shops in Sligo on April 10, 2020.

He additionally faces a theft cost referring to an alleged incident at America Home, West Finish, Bundoran, on January 13, 2024.

Within the case of every cost, Coughlan instructed Choose Liddy that he wished for them to be handled earlier than a Choose and Jury on the Circuit Courtroom.

Choose Liddy remanded Coughlan on persevering with bail till June 21, 2024 for the aim of getting ready a guide of proof.

Donegal man to face trial for robbing church buildings was final modified: April 18th, 2024 by Workers Author