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Death crash case adjourned

Donegal Town Courthouse

Donegal Town Courthouse

A man charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men has had his case adjourned to February.

Shaun Kelly, aged 24, Hill Road, Ballymagan, Buncrana was charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men on July 11, 2010.

At today’s sitting of Donegal Circuit Court, Judge John O’Hagan was advised that the trial could take up to a week

Judge O’Hagan said he would set the case for the next scheduled sitting at Letterkenny Circuit Court, on February 4.

The men who died in the crash on July 11, 2010 were Eamon McDaid, 22 of Ballymagan, Buncrana, Hugh Friel (66), Urris, Clonmany; Mark McLaughlin (21) of Ballinahone, Fahan; Paul Doherty (19), of Ardagh, Ballyliffin; Ciaran Sweeney (19), of Ballyliffin; PJ McLaughlin (21), of Rockstown, Burnfoot; James McEleney (23), of Meenaduff, Clonmany and Damien McLaughlin (21), of Umricam, Buncrana.

The crash happened at Meenaduff between Buncrana and Clonmany.

Mr Kelly is currently on bail.

 

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