Three men charged with assault in Laois pub

Three men charged with assault in Laois pub

Three Portlaoise men will be sent forward to the Circuit Court charged with violent disorder and a number of assaults in a local pub.

Hayden Delaney (22), 4 Hawthorn Way, Esker Hills, Portlaoise, is charged with violent disorder; Patrick Delaney (19), 169 St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, is charged with violent disorder and section 3 assault; and Adam Keogh (24), 37 St Brigids Place, is charged with violent disorder, two section 3 assaults, and production of an article in the course of a dispute. All of the charges relate to an incident at The Office Bar, Portlaoise, on February 25, 2018.

A book of evidence has been served on each man.

The matter will now be sent forward to Portlaoise Circuit Court on December 4 next. Defence for Hayden and Patrick Delaney is Ms Josephine Fitzpatrick and one junior counsel each, while defence for Adam Keogh is Mr Declan Breen and one junior counsel.