Longford man bailed for violent assault which left victim hospitalised

Longford man bailed for violent assault which left victim hospitalised

A man charged with section 3 assault has been released on bail following a special sitting of Longford District Court this evening.

Hughie Nevin (40) of 41 Grian Ard, Ardnacassa, Longford, was charged with assaulting a man in his early 60s in the victim's own home.

The alleged attack took place yesterday at approximately 5.30am in the Canal Court area of Longford town.

The victim of the assault sustained a number of cuts to his head and was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

Mr Nevin was charged at 2.20pm this afternoon by Gda Jerome Tully.

He was granted bail by Judge Kevin Kilraine this evening subject to a number of conditions including that he reside at 41 Grian Ard, abide by a curfew of 10pm to 8am and notify gardaí immediately of any change of address.

He was remanded on bail to July 20, 2021, for DPP directions.

More News

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.