Man, 75, found in town brothel

A 75-year-old man was caught by gardaí when they raided a brothel in Co Donegal. The man was among clients who were observed over a week by undercover detectives at an apartment in Letterkenny.

Two women and a man appeared in court yesterday charged with knowingly allowing a premises to be used as a brothel.

All three are Romanians who were arrested by detectives at Court Manor House at Justice Walsh Road following a surveillance operation.

The three before Letterkenny District Court were Daniella Costache, 19, of no fixed abode, Daniella Ionita, aged 28, of Court House Manor, Letterkenny, and Florin Nic, aged 35, of Sanefield Court, Ennis, Co Clare.

All three were charged with knowingly allowing a premises to be used as a brothel.

The court was told there is a bench warrant out for the arrest of Ms Ionita from Tralee District Court for a similar offence.

Judge Paul Kelly released Ms Ionita on her own bail of €500 to appear at Tralee District Court on December 14. He also applied the Probation Act.

The judge also applied the Probation Act to the other two accused.


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