€14,500 produced at Tralee District Court to secure bail for two men

€14,500 has been produced at Tralee District Court to secure bail for two men.

They are among a group of four men charged with entering Aisling House, Coolick, Kilcummin on Wednesday March 22nd as trespassers with intent to commit theft.

Tralee District Court previously heard it is alleged they broke into the property in the middle of the day.

In a bail application, barrister Desmond Hayes told the court 27-year-old Gerard Knee of 25 Ardren Court, Athy, Co. Kildare had his own €1,500 cash bond.

Siobhan McInerney also produced a €6,500 cash surety to secure bail for Mr Knee, which she borrowed from her brother-in-law, who was awarded a substantial cash award following a car crash in his childhood.

32-year-old Patrick Quilligan of 19 Yellow Lough Park, Rathangan, Co. Kildare also had a €1,500 cash bond and Annemarie Knee had a cash surety of €5,000 for Mr Quilligan, which came from a child savings account.

Both men were granted bail subject to conditions including adhering to a curfew, signing on twice daily at a Garda Station and not to enter Kerry except for court sittings or legal consultation.

Brothers 33-year-old Michael Mooney of 15 Fr Murphy Park, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and 34-year-old Brian Mooney of 25 Fairfield’s Close, Adamstown, Co. Wexford also appeared in court on the same charge.

Their solicitor Padraig O’Connell said no application for bail was being made and an application was to be made before the High Court for the pair.

All of the accused men were granted free legal aid.

The are due back before the court on April 12th next.