Man on as­sault charge

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A GREY­STONES man ap­peared in court last Thurs­day in con­nec­tion with the al­leged stab­bing of his mother.

Daryl Sweeney, 243 Charles­land Park, aged 22, has not re­ceived med­i­ca­tion since go­ing in to cus­tody, the court heard. Sweeney was ar­rested on Mon­day Septem­ber 8 in con­nec­tion with the al­leged at­tack that saw his mother Su­san neede­mer­gency surgery.

Sweeney, who faces a charge of as­sault caus­ing harm, has been un­der­go­ing a num­ber of psy­chi­atric as­sess­ments at Clover­hill Prison. He will ap­pear again in court on Oc­to­ber 16.

Judge Mur­rough Con­nel­lan or­dered that the ap­pro­pri­ate med­i­ca­tions be pre­scribed. He re­marked that he has re­ceived a help­ful psy­chi­atric re­port.

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