Northern Ireland

Man charged with eight burglaries in eight days

A 29-year-old Newry man has appeared in court charged with eight burglaries in as many days in County Tyrone.

John Joseph Myles Connors, of Ganna Way, is alleged to have broken into homes in Omagh, Cookstown and Strabane between 12 and 20 April.

In one of the burglaries Mr Connors is alleged to have stolen firearms.

The accused appeared at Dungannon Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody.

He will re-appear by video link on 7 September.