Man in court on Donegal social welfare fraud charges

A 36-year-old man has appeared in court in Roscommon facing 91 charges relating to social welfare fraud.

Martin McDonagh of 4 Railway Court, Newtownbutler in Co Fermanagh appeared before Harristown District Court on Friday morning.

The Irish Examiner reports that the offences - which amounted to tens of thousands of euro - were committed in post offices across the country including Letterkenny.

Mr McDonagh was remanded in custody to appear at Harristown again on Friday October 14th.