Bench warrant for second no-show

A BENCH warrant has been issued for Brian McDonagh, with addresses in Portlaoise and Mountmellick, after he failed to appear in court for the second week in a row.

A BENCH warrant has been issued for Brian McDonagh, with addresses in Portlaoise and Mountmellick, after he failed to appear in court for the second week in a row.

McDonagh is charged with theft, burglary, the possession of drugs, and motoring offences. He failed to appear the previous week, as defence said he was in hospital.