Trial date for man accused of taking part in €2.28m robbery and false imprisonment of a family ten years ago is set for 2017
A trial date for a man accused of taking part in a €2.28 million robbery and the false imprisonment of a family ten years ago has been set for 2017.
David Byrne (42) of Old Brazeel Way, Knocksedan, Swords, Co Dublin is charged with falsely imprisoning Paul Richardson, his wife Marie and their two sons Ian and Kevin at Ashcroft, Raheny on the night of March 13 and 14 and to robbery of €2.28 million in cash from Paul Richardson and Securicor Security Services Ireland Ltd on March 14, 2005.
At Dublin Circuit Criminal Court Seamus Clarke BL, prosecuting, told Judge Martin Nolan that the new Supreme Court rules on the exclusion of evidence, delivered on Wednesday, may have to be looked at in relation to this case.
The court set a trial date for January 16, 2017. The trial is called on for 12 weeks.