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24 May 2022

Man pleads guilty to criminal damage to house and van

The man appeared before Letterkenny Circuit Court, where he was formally arraigned

Letterkenny court house.

Letterkenny court house.

A Donegal man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal damage in Milford.

Denis McGettigan, a 56-year-old from Glebe, Kilmacrennan, stands charged with the offences in February, 2021.

McGettigan is charged with damaging two front lights on a Peugeot van belonging to Hugh Flood at Carrownagonagh, Milford

He is also charged with smashing the front window of a house, the property of Kathleen McGettigan, at Carrownagonagh, Milford.

McGettigan appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court, where he was formally arraigned on the charges. He spoke only to plead guilty to the charges.

Defence counsel, Sean McGee BL, sought an extension of legal aid to cover the preparation of a psychological report.

Judge John Aylmer adjourned the matter to the October sitting of Letterkenny District Court.

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