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01 Jul 2022

Man charged with assault at Laois prison sent for trial

Man charged with assault at Laois prison sent for trial

A man charged with assault causing harm at the Midlands Prison Portlaoise was sent forward for trial to the Circuit Court last week. 

Ross Nolan, 26, of 18 Radharc na Mara, Coolcotts, Wexford Town is charged with assault causing harm at the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise on December 20, 2019 and the alleged production of a makeshift knife with a toothbrush handle on the same date. 

He was sent for trial to Portlaoise Circuit Court, sitting in Tullamore, on February 8. One Junior Counsel was assigned and legal aid was granted to solicitor Josephine Fitzpatrick. 

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