Court told that Bundoran ‘hit and run’ accused to face extra charges

court hammerThe extra charges accuse her of failing to stop at an accident, failing to stay at the scene and failing to report a hit-and-run to gardai.

Roohan, from Boyanagh on the Leitrim/Donegal border outside Ballyshannon is accused of the offences at Ardfarn near Mr McSherry's home outside Bundoran on August 25 last year.

The defendant was not in court today but her defence solicitor John Murray told Judge Mary Devins that Ms Roohan was already due to reappear in the court on June 20 on the initial charge.

The judge adjourned all summonses until June 20.

A waitress charged with dangerous driving causing the death of skilled surfer Alan McSherry, 48, in a hit-and-run collision faces extra charges linked to the incident.

Ballyshannon District Court was told today(Fri) that there are new charges against 24-year-old Lisa Roohan.

Mr McSherry's body was found on a dark country road at 5.10 a.m. by his wife Jo on August 25 last year.

The couple, from Birkenhead near Liverpool had been living in the Bundoran area for 13 years.

They were attracted to the area because they were keen surfers.

Before Mr McSherry's body was returned for burial to Birkenhead, surfers from Bundoran paddled out to sea with flowers in their own special tribute.