A pensioner has pleaded responsible to placing the lives of individuals at risk after being caught making an attempt to sabotage the gasoline provide of a area people centre in Co Donegal.
Charlie Lynagh, aged 73, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom dealing with a single cost.
He’s charged that on October twenty second at Mevagh Corridor in Carrigart he did harm two excessive stress LPG rubber gasoline pipes belonging to Mevagh Corridor.
The cost of endangerment is Opposite to Part 13 of the Deadly Offences In opposition to the Individuals Act.
A earlier court docket sitting was instructed that Lynagh pierced a gap in every pipe after which turned on the gasoline creating a considerable danger of demise or critical hurt to a different.
Lynagh, of Tirloughan, Carrigart, spoke solely to verify his responsible plea when he was arraigned earlier than Decide John Aylmer.
Barrister for Lynagh, Mr Shane Costelloe, SC, mentioned he was making an software to have a report carried out on his shopper.
He mentioned his shopper’s motion have been “inexplicable and weird” and was making an attempt to take directions on the background of the case.
He mentioned that having taken some directions it was apparent to him that Lynagh would profit from a possibility to have interaction with the Probation Companies.
He mentioned mentioned: “He would profit from a prolonged alternative to have interaction with the Probation Service to place a report collectively about what he considers the backdrop to how he got here to commit this offence.”
He added that his shopper doesn’t have an unblemished document however that that is probably the most critical offence to this point.
“He’s 73 years of age and he has at all times abided by his bail,” mentioned Mr Costelloe.
Decide Aylmer agreed and adjourned the case till the June sitting of the circuit court docket for sentencing.
Pensioner, 73, admits placing lives at risk after tampering with gasoline provide at centre was final modified: January twenty third, 2024 by