Cork: Man charged with sending 'menacing message'

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The court heard from a garda that Daniel Weavers was arrested under caution and made no reply

A man has appeared in a court in Ireland charged with sending a message by telephone that was menacing.

Daniel Weavers, 41, with an address in Douglas, Cork City, appeared before Cork District Court on Sunday.

He was instructed by the court not to make unwarranted contact with UK Police Authorities and to surrender his passport.

He was charged with sending a message by phone that was menacing from an address in Cork on 18 October.

Garda (Irish police officer) Eoghain O'Callaghan told the court that on Saturday the defendant was arrested under caution and made no reply.

No objection was made to bail but a number of conditions were sought.

These were:

  • That that the defendant abstain from all intoxicants
  • That his passport be surrendered to gardaí
  • That he make no unwarranted communication to UK Police Authorities
  • That he sign on twice a week at Togher Garda Station in in Cork
  • That he notify gardaí of any change of address
  • That he be contactable on his Irish mobile phone, which is to be charged at all times

The judge, Marian O'Leary, granted the bail conditions with a bond of €300 (£256) to be paid.

She noted that the state was in possession of Mr Weavers' passport.

The case is scheduled to be heard again on 12 January and is awaiting the direction of the Irish Director of Public Prosecutions.