Donegal Councillor found not guilty of assault causing harm

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Donegal Councillor found not guilty of assault causing harm Google+ Homepage BannerNews A Donegal County Councillor has been found not guilty of assault causing harm.37 year old John O’Donnell from Kilmacrennan was today found not guilty of a single charge of assault causing harm on Seamus O’Donnell after a trial lasting four and a half days.Letterkenny Circuit Court heard claims that Seamus O’Donnell was attacked in Letterkenny on a night out on 23 February 2015.Mr O’Donnell claimed he had been kicked in the head by John O’Donnell, spending eight days in hospital as a result.Mr O’Donnell had pleaded not guilty and said he was only acting out of self-defence.Judge John Aylmer earlier directed the jury to acquit Mr O’Donnell of another charge of assault causing harm to Emmet Gallagher on the same night arising out of the same incident.RTE News is reporting that the jury had deliberated for four hours and twenty minutes before returning with a verdict this afternoon.The jury spokeswoman said they had found Mr O’Donnell not guilty on the single charge of assault causing harm. Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Google+center_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – December 19, 2018 WhatsApp Previous articlePringle confronts Minister Doherty on ongoing Illness Benefit delaysNext articleTyrone team named for McKenna Cup clash against Derry News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img

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