A 24-year-old man and 26-year-old woman, both with addresses in Runnamoat, Ballinaheglish were charged last night at a special sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court in relation to an alleged assault in Carrick-on-Shannon on July 17th.
The incident occurred in the early hours of the morning when the injured party was in an altercation with a group of people on the footpath on the Main Street, near the junction of Bridge Street. It then continued onto the road.
Thomas Curley was charged with Section 3 Assault – Assault Causing Harm to Gerard Doolan at Main St, Carrick-on-Shannon on July 17th. There was no objection to bail and the case against Mr Curley was adjourned to a special sitting of the Sligo District Court on Wednesday next, August 3rd. As a condition of bail Mr Curley must enter his own bond of €1,000 and an independent surety of €1,500 cash by his father, Thomas Curley Snr. The defendant was remanded in custody with consent to bail until the cash was lodged. The conditions of bail also included that the defendant sign on twice a week at Roscommon Garda Station and that he reside at his parents address in Rockfield.
Claire Bewley was charged with Section 2 Assault, under the Non Fatal Offences Act, of Gerard Doolan at Main Street, Carrick-on-Shannon on July 17th. She was released on bail on the condition that an independent surety of €500, cash, be lodged by her father and she is also to enter her own bond of €500. It is also a condition of bail that she reside with her father in Cloonloo, County Sligo. The case against Ms Bewley was adjourned until a sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on September 20th.
As part of their bail conditions both defendants had to surrender all travel documents and not apply for a new passport or travel documents.
Mr. Doolan remains in a critical condition in Beaumont Hospital.