Monday, September 14, 2020


A Lithuanian native has appeared in court charged in connection with a serious assault in Ballyhaunis over the weekend.
Tautbydas Blynas (20) of Hazel Lawn, Ballyhaunis appeared before a sitting of Ballina Court this afternoon charged with assault causing harm in the early hours of Sunday morning, September 13.
A man in his 40s suffered serious head injuries during the incident which occurred at Hazel Lawns and was taken to Mayo University Hospital. He was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where his condition is described as critical.
Blynas was arrested at the scene and questioned by gardaĆ­.
Judge Fiona Lydon remanded the defendant in custody with consent to bail and he is expected to appear before Harristown District Court on Friday next.
GardaĆ­ are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information which can assist them with their enquiries to contact them at Claremorris Garda Station on 0949372080, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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