Two men were sent forward for trial to Portlaoise Circuit Court last week. Niall and Patrick Fitzpatrick of Roskeen, Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise are charged with possession of stolen property - a New Holland tractor - at McNamees Field, The Heath on February 5, 2019.
Both were sent forward to the Circuit Court on March 5. Both were released on bail on their own bond of €100 and without conditions.
A Junior Counsel was assigned to each man.