A man has appeared in court following two incidents during which two women were robbed of their purses in Letterkenny.
John Tierney, of Celtic Apartments in Letterkenny, appeared at a sitting of Letterkenny District Court this morning.
He is charged with theft at the Courtyard Shopping Centre on both February 24th and 26th.
Gardai objected to bail in the case and Judge Paul Kelly refused the bail application.
Tierney, aged 30, was remanded in custody to appear at Letterkenny District Court on Monday next.