April 15, 2024

A person has been charged with the homicide of his grandfather in Co Donegal simply days earlier than final Christmas.

Derek Mulligan was introduced earlier than Letterkenny District Court docket in the present day.

Detective Garda Paul Dolan instructed the courtroom that he arrested the 36-year-old and put the cost to the accused who replied “no remark.”

Mulligan is charged that on December nineteenth, 2023 at Carrickaboyle, Derrybeg, he did homicide one Derek Burns.

The courtroom was instructed that the Director of Public Prosecutions had consented for all issues to be despatched ahead to the Central Legal Court docket for trial.

A cost of Part 4 Assault Inflicting Severe Hurt was withdrawn earlier than Decide Eiteain Cunningham.

Members of Mulligan’s household have been in courtroom for the listening to.

Mr Burns, who was in his 70s,  handed away at Letterkenny College Hospital a lot of days after the assault final December.

The pensioner was being handled within the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital however subsequently died from his accidents.

On December nineteenth final, Detective Garda Paul Dolan gave proof of arresting and charging Mulligan.

The accused can be charged on the identical date and place did trigger prison injury to a pink Nissan Qashqai.

Mulligan, of Magheraclogher, Bunbeg can be charged with making a menace to kill or trigger critical hurt to an individual identified to him.

On the identical date and placement he’s additionally charged with assaulting one other individual additionally identified to him.

He’s additionally charged with the assault of a 3rd individual on the identical date and on the similar location.

At in the present day’s courtroom look, solicitor for the accused, Mr Rory O’Brien, mentioned that bail was not being utilized for.

The case was adjourned till subsequent week by video hyperlink.

A e book of proof within the case is predicted to take a month to compile and will probably be introduced earlier than the courtroom once more at a future date.





Man charged with homicide of grandfather simply days earlier than Christmas was final modified: March twenty first, 2024 by Employees Author