Dylan Loughlin, who is 21 and whose address was given in court as 9 Windmill View Glencar, had the book of evidence against him served on him at Letterkenny District Court.
Loughlin is accused of robbery at the Top Filling Station in Killea on April 20, 2012.
He is also accused of robbery at the Go Filling Station in St Johnston a week earlier on April 13, 2012.
Loughlin is also facing a charge of robbery at P&Js Takeaway in Killygordon, also on April 13, 2012.
Detective Garda Mick Galvin told Judge Paul Kelly that he had served the book of evidence on Loughlin at the court.
Judge Kelly told Loughlin he now had 14 days to supply an alibi to the prosecution if he intended to produce one in his defence.
The case was remanded for hearing to Letterkenny Circuit Court on July 15 next.
He was remanded in continuing custody when he failed to provide an independent surety to the court.