Limerick man charged over incident in which man lost leg

first_imgProceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Advertisement TAGSfeatured Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Facebook Email WhatsApp by Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A 26-year-old Limerick man has been charged with dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm to two pensioners, one of whom lost his leg, following a hit and run incident outside a Pitch and Putt course in Parteen last year.Having been previously charged with two counts of burglary at Kilmore and Doonas, Co Clare on September 25, 2014, Michael Sheehan of Cliona Park, Moyross, Limerick returned to Limerick District Court on Tuesday to face 11 new charges arising out of the incident in Parteen Village on the same date.Judge Marian O’Leary was told that  when he was charged with dangerous driving causing seriously bodily harm to Eric Ryan (79) and Liam Barry (77) on September 25, 2014, he replied; “I’m sorry, that was an accident” .Detective Garda Ronan O’Reilly said Sheehan made no reply to the other 10 charges which include six counts of dangerous driving between Clonlara and Parteen village on the same date.He is also charged with failing to give appropriate information, failing to remain at the scene, and failing to report an accident as well as failing to provide a blood or urine sample  at Mayorstone Garda Station, all on the same date.Defence solicitor John Devane said his client was “extremely frustrated at the slow pace of the case” as he has been in custody for more than three and a half months.Judge O’Leary remanded him in custody for a week to appear again via video link. NewsLimerick man charged over incident in which man lost legBy Staff Reporter – February 4, 2015 534 Previous articleIAG commitments do little to allay Limerick’s business concernsNext articleUL is one of world’s ‘greenest’ universities Staff Reporter center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Print No vaccines in Limerick yet Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Twitter Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April First Irish death from Coronavirus last_img read more