Judge orders man to stay out of Ramelton while on bail

January 13, 2021

A MAN has been ordered to stay out of Ramelton after being arrested on a number of charges at the weekend.

Rory O’Hara, a 23-year-old with an address at Cul na Cille, has been charged in relation to an incident at Bridge Street, Ramelton on January 8.

O’Hara was arrested and charged with criminal damage to a number of items including a window, stabiliser wheel of a children’s bicycle, a television, a DVD player and a picture frame.

O’Hara was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and with using threatening, abusive or insulting behaviour.

The accused appeared before a special sitting of Sligo District Court on Saturday evening when he was remanded in custody.

O’Hara was brought to Letterkenny District Court this week.

Solicitor Patsy Gallagher applied for bail on behalf of his client.

Gardaí expressed concern that O’Hara lives in Ramelton, closed to where the alleged incident occurred.

Judge Paul Kelly granted bail with a number of strict conditions attached.

O’Hara is to reside at an address in Thornberry, Letterkenny and is to stay out of Ramelton.

He has to sign on at Letterkenny Garda Station twice a week, remain sober, commit no further offences, be contactable by mobile phone 24/7 and have no contact with any witnesses or the complainant in the case.

The matter was adjourned to March 8.



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