Wayne Dundon refused bail at Limerick District Court

Petula Martyn

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Petula Martyn

Wayne Dundon has been refused bail at Limerick District Court after appearing before the court this Wednesday morning charged with threatening to kill a man in Limerick city.

Wayne Dundon has been refused bail at Limerick District Court after appearing before the court this Wednesday morning charged with threatening to kill a man in Limerick city.

A bail application on behalf of his brother, John Dundon, who is charged with threatening to kill a mother and her daughter, had to be adjourned when the accused man started shouting profanities at the gardai and the judge.

Wayne Dundon’s wife, who gave birth to the couple’s son two weeks ago, was in court to see her husband remanded in custody after the court heard allegations that Dundon threatened to kill a man while talking to the man’s mother at an address in Ballincurra Weston on September 30, 2010.

The court heard that Dundon, who faces a jail term of 10 years if convicted of the offence, goes by two names - Wayne Dundon and Wayne McCarthy. The court was also told that the 33-year-old, who has an address on Lenihan Avenue, resides in England and has property in Turkey.

Judge Tom O’Donnell refused bail and remanded the 33-year-old in custody to appear before the court again on April 20 via video link.

After Dundon’s court appearance this Wednesday morning, his brother John, who is charged with threatening to kill a mother and daughter over the weekend of April 3 and 4, also made an application for bail.

The State objected to bail being granted to the 29-year-old given the serious nature of the charges.

Proceedings were interrupted when John Dundon, who has an address on Hyde Road, started shouting profanities at the garda giving evidence on the stand and the presiding judge.

Judge O’Donnell said he was not prepared to put up with that kind of behaviour, and he adjourned the bail application. Dundon was remanded in custody to appear before the court again on April 20, when a new bail application can be made.

“I will not deal with it given that appalling outburst,” the judge said.

The judge reserved his position on legal aid and sought a full statement of Wayne and John Dundon’s means.