FORMER SOLDIER ADMITS PLANTING BOMB IN LETTERKENNY HOUSING ESTATE

FORMER SOLDIER ADMITS PLANTING BOMB IN LETTERKENNY HOUSING ESTATE

first_imgMark Cassidy leaving court at previous sitting. Pic copyright of Northwest News pix.A man has appeared in court charged with trying to bomb a house in Letterkenny.Former soldier Mark Cassidy appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court yesterday in connection with the attack outside a house in Manor View Park. The incident happened on November 22nd, 2013.Cassidy pleaded guilty to two different charges in connection with the incident outside the home of Alan Coyle.Cassidy is charged with having in his possession an explosive substance which could endanger life or cause damage to property.He was also charged on the same date with having an article in his possession, namely an improvised explosive device, that caused damage to a Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep.Cassidy, who is currently serving a jail sentence for another offence, pleaded guilty to both charges.The case was adjourned until next April at the request of Cassidy’s barrister Mr Peter Nolan who asked that his client be attended by a psychiatrist and that a probation report also be carried out.Judge John Aylmer also invited the victims of the incident, namely Alan Coyle, his wife Geraldine and their daughter Katie to come along to court on that occasion to give their victim impact statements.FORMER SOLDIER ADMITS PLANTING BOMB IN LETTERKENNY HOUSING ESTATE was last modified: December 9th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Alan CoylebombLetterkenny Circuit CourtMARK CASSIDYlast_img

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