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Man admits shotgun charge

A MAN has pleaded guilty to the possession of a sawn-off shotgun and two cartridges.

Eamon Lennon (36), of Iniskeen, Co Monaghan, pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to the unlawful possession of a sawn-off 12 gauge side-by-side shotgun and possession of two 12 gauge Eley shotgun cartridges at Ecco Road, Dundalk, Co Louth on August 8th 2010.

Presiding judge Mr Justice Paul Butler, sitting with Judge Margaret Heneghan and Judge William Hamill, remanded the accused man in custody, to appear before the non-jury court on December 6th next.