A man is to stand trial next week in relation to a serious assault in Longford town in 2016
A man is to go on trial next week accused of assaulting another man in Longford town almost a year and a half ago.
Martin Stokes, of 88 Springlawn, Longford has pleaded not guilty to a Section 3 assault causing harm to Gerald Stokes on September 11 2016.
Mr Stokes, who was wearing a beige jumper and beige trousers, did not address a sitting of Longford Circuit Court yesterday (Thursday), only to confirm that he was pleading guilty to the charge made against him.
A jury was consequently sworn in before Judge John Hannon ahead of what is expected to be a four day trial commencing next Tuesday.
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