April 21, 2024

A person has appeared in courtroom after allegedly driving his automotive at and hitting a lady after a romantic assembly at An Grianan of Aileach fort turned bitter.

The person, who’s aged in his 30s, appeared earlier than Choose Ciaran Liddy at a specifically convened sitting of Letterkenny District Court docket in County Donegal.

He’s charged with a spread of offences which allegedly came about on Sunday night final, March thirty first, at Carrowreagh, Burnfoot.

The 5 expenses embrace Part 3 assault inflicting hurt to the girl, harmful driving, refusing to provide a pattern, participating in threatening and abusive or insulting behaviour with intent to impress a breach of the peace and likewise breaching a Safety Order.

The accused, with an tackle on the Inishowen Peninsula, can’t be named to guard the id of the alleged sufferer.

Garda Sergeant Jim Collins mentioned An Garda Siochana had been objecting to bail within the case.

Detective Garda Jason Conroy gave particulars of the arrest, cost and warning of the accused man.

Throughout his bail objection, Detective Conroy instructed how an unbiased witness who was tenting within the space on the time noticed the incident between the couple.

The person contacted Gardai by calling 999 after seeing the incident unfolding.

The person instructed Gardai how the accused had “angled his automotive” in the direction of the girl earlier than colliding along with her.

The witness then instructed Gardai how the accused then allegedly reversed again to the girl and assaulted her by pulling her by the hair and made actions in the direction of her which gave the impression to be a kicking movement.

He’s additionally accused of placing the girl on the face a variety of occasions.

Different causes for an objection to bail got by Detective Conroy together with the seriousness of the fees.

Solicitor for the accused, Mr Frank Dorrian, mentioned the pair had been concerned in a “tumultuous relationship” that appeared to flare up into alleged violence

He mentioned they’d been cohabitating throughout which period each side have made varied claims to gardai.

On the day in query the pair had been consuming and drove to An Grianan of Aileach and had been within the automotive park for what Mr Dorrian known as “romantic causes.”

The lady was known as to stipulate her emotions on the person getting bail.

Sergeant Collins requested the girl how she would really feel if the accused was granted bail.

She initially replied “I’d not really feel protected. I’m not going to really feel protected for the time being. I don’t need to see him any extra or I don’t need him to return to my home any extra. I don’t need to be round him”

Sergeant Collins requested the girl how she would really feel if the accused was granted bail however ordered to keep away from her and he or she replied that may be okay.

On steadiness, Choose Liddy mentioned that having listened to the girl he was granting bail below sure situations.

These situations embrace that the accused is not going to intrude with any witnesses within the case, haven’t any contact both instantly or not directly with any witnesses, present a cellphone to Gardai to be contactable on, keep out of an space the place the alleged sufferer resides and works and likewise to signal on as soon as per week at Buncrana Garda Station.


Man drove automotive at girl after romantic assembly at An Grianan fort turned bitter was final modified: April 2nd, 2024 by Employees Author