Eye-loss trial continues

The trial of a man and a woman accused in connection with a serious assault which resulted in the victim losing his one remaining eye has continued in legal argument in the absence of the jury.

The trial of a man and a woman accused in connection with a serious assault which resulted in the victim losing his one remaining eye has continued in legal argument in the absence of the jury.

John Paul Doyle (aged 39) from Ashwood, Hebron Road, Kilkenny and Brigid Davis, of no fixed abode and formerly of Alfie Byrne House, Dublin 1, deny five charges arising out of the serious assault of Mr John Delaney on June 28, 2002.

They have pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to Mr Delaney, recklessly and intentionally causing him harm and recklessly or intentionally engaging in conduct which created a substantial risk of serious harm to him at St Mary’s Terrace, Dorset Street, Dublin 1.

It was day five of the trial, which continues before Judge Joseph Matthews.

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