A man charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men has had his case adjourned to February.
Shaun Kelly, aged 24, Hill Road, Ballymagan, Buncrana was charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men on July 11, 2010.
At today’s sitting of Donegal Circuit Court, Judge John O’Hagan was advised that the trial could take up to a week
Judge O’Hagan said he would set the case for the next scheduled sitting at Letterkenny Circuit Court, on February 4.
The men who died in the crash on July 11, 2010 were Eamon McDaid, 22 of Ballymagan, Buncrana, Hugh Friel (66), Urris, Clonmany; Mark McLaughlin (21) of Ballinahone, Fahan; Paul Doherty (19), of Ardagh, Ballyliffin; Ciaran Sweeney (19), of Ballyliffin; PJ McLaughlin (21), of Rockstown, Burnfoot; James McEleney (23), of Meenaduff, Clonmany and Damien McLaughlin (21), of Umricam, Buncrana.
The crash happened at Meenaduff between Buncrana and Clonmany.
Mr Kelly is currently on bail.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.