Full day set aside for assault case

Mr Philip Meagher, Portlaoise solicitor.
John McGrane, 6 Silverglen, Mountmellick, has been charged with assault, assault causing harm, and the production of an article, on February 2/3 last year.

John McGrane, 6 Silverglen, Mountmellick, has been charged with assault, assault causing harm, and the production of an article, on February 2/3 last year.

Defence, Mr Philip Meagher requested a hearing date and said the case was a lengthy one. There are 13 witnesses.

The matter has gone back to July 1 and will take the whole day.