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Three to stand trial over death of biomedical student (20)


Andrew Dolan

Andrew Dolan

Andrew Dolan

THREE young people were yesterday sent forward for trial for the manslaughter of Andrew Dolan (pictured) on New Year's Day.

The 20-year-old biomedical science student from Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, died on January 1 at Beaumount Hospital following an assault at Pearse Street, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, on December 23 last.

The accused who were before Mullingar District Court yesterday were Jessica Hughes (19) of Greenfield Heights, Rathwire, Killucan, Co Westmeath; Patrick Farrell (20) of Cornamuckla, Broadford, Co Kildare; and Patrick Daly (22) of Mulphedder, Clonard, Co Meath.

They were remanded on bail to appear before Mullingar Circuit Court sitting in Tullamore on May 8.

Irish Independent