A 27-year-old man with an address at Ballybride, Roscommon town became the third person to charged in relation to an alleged assault in Carrick-on-Shannon on July 17th.
Yesterday evening, at a special sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court, Mark Scott was charged with Section 3 Assault – Assault Causing Harm to Mr Gerard Doolan. Mr. Doolan remains in a critical condition in Beaumont Hospital.
Superintendent, Kevin English said Gardai were objecting to bail on a number of grounds, namely on the belief that Mr Scott posed a flight risk.
Mr Scott’s solicitor, Brid Miller, said her client was prepared to surrender his passport and to make himself available to sign on with Gardai and would undertake not to leave Roscommon. Judge Alan Mitchell refused bail and added that the defendant is entitled to bring an application for Bail to the High Court.
Mr Scott was remanded in custody to appear at Harristown District Court, Castlerea, on Friday morning.
Thomas Curley and Claire Bewley, both with addresses in Runnamoat, Ballinaheglish were charged last Friday in relation to the same assault in Carrick-on-Shannon. They appeared at a special sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court last Friday evening.
Thomas Curley was also charged with Section 3 Assault – Assault Causing Harm and his case was adjourned to a special sitting of the Sligo District Court this afternoon (Wednesday).
Claire Bewley was charged with Section 2 Assault, under the Non Fatal Offences Act. Her case was adjourned until a sitting of Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on September 20th.