The case against a civil servant accused of accessing information at the Department of Social Protection to pass on to a third party is almost ready, a court has been

Rory Lenihan, 47, appeared before Letterkenny District Court today facing a total of 64 charges.

The offences are alleged to have taken place at the Department of Social Protection at Oliver Plunkett Road in Letterkenny between January 8th and October, 2010.

Garda Inspector David Kelly told the court that a book of evidence in the case is almost ready.

He asked for the case to be put back until October for hearing.

Lenihan, of 2A Ballaghaderg, Letterkenny, was present in court.

The court also heard a request to relax Lenihan’s bail conditions as he was taking up a driving job.

The application was granted by Judge Paul Kelly.

The accused is currently on bail having surrendered his passport and signs on at Letterkenny Garda station each week.




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