Friday 20 April 2018

Man bailed over Ranelagh burglary

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Tom Tuite

A 33-year-old construction worker has been granted bail after being charged with burglary at a business premises which is being converted into a juice bar in Ranelagh village in Dublin.

Graham Armstrong with an address at Wyckham Point, Dundrum, Dublin was ordered to obey bail conditions and was remanded to appear again on Dec. 15 next for directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to be obtained.

He is charged with burglary at 24 Ranelagh Village, Dublin 6 on Wednesday, November 1.

Det Garda Brendan Kearns said the man was arrested in Ranelagh at 4.55pm on Thursday and brought to Donnybrook Garda station and detained. He made no reply when charged.

Det Garda Kearns said the DPP’s directions were awaited and the premises was about to be opened as a juice bar. Shop-fitting work was under-way, he said.

Defence solicitor Grainne Whelan said there was consent to bail terms sought by the Garda.

Mr Armstrong was ordered to stay out of the Dublin 6 area, sign on daily at Dundrum Garda station and have no contact with any witnesses.

Bail was set at €200 and legal aid was granted.

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