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Man sent forward for trial for Killarney Post Office robbery attempt

May 25, 2022 17:05 By radiokerrynews
Man sent forward for trial for Killarney Post Office robbery attempt Man sent forward for trial for Killarney Post Office robbery attempt
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A man has been sent forward for trial in connection with the attempted robbery of Killarney Post Office.

Roy Mooney, of no fixed abode, was before Tralee District Court today.

35-year-old Roy Mooney is facing four charges; one count of attempted robbery, two counts of theft and the possession of a firearm with the intent to commit an indictable offence, namely a robbery.

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Mr Mooney allegedly entered Killarney Post Office on New Street on February 18th, demanded money and pointed a double-barrel shotgun at two staff members.

He’s charged with stealing the shotgun and a mechanically propelled vehicle.

Sergent Michael Quirke presented the book of evidence to Judge David Waters at Tralee District Court and the accused made no application for bail.

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Mr Mooney is facing up to 14 years in prison, if convicted.

His trial is due to begin in the Circuit Court on June 20th.

 

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