Man denies sending pig’s head to garda’s home
A 45-year-old Dublin man is to plead not guilty to a charge connected with sending a pig’s head in the post to the home of a Garda.
At Ennis Circuit Court yesterday, Brendan Mahoney of 74 Cabra Park, Dublin 7 appeared in connection with being accused of posting a packet on January 26th last year that contained an article that was menacing – a pig’s head.
The court was told that a trial is required for the charge, which is brought under new legislation being contrary to Section 55 of the Communities Regulations (Postal Services) Act 2011.
A Garda investigation was launched in January of last year after the arrival of the severed animal’s head to the home of a Co Clare Garda.
Judge Gerald Keyes adjourned the case until tomorrow.