Inquest into death of Alan McSherry adjourned in Liverpool

alanmcsherryAn inquest in into the death of a Liverpool man killed in a hit-and-run in Co Donegal was adjourned after a woman was charged with causing his death by dangerous driving.

Alan McSherry’s body was found by his wife Jo on a narrow country road in Ardfarna, near Bundoran in in August last year.

The 48-year-old keen surfer, who moved to Ireland 16 years ago, is thought to have been walking home from a night out when the incident occurred in the early hours of the morning.

At Liverpool coroner’s court yesterday, acting Wirral coroner Andre Rebello heard that a prosecution relating to the case was due to go before Donegal Circuit Court next month.

24-year-old Lisa Roohan from Boyannagh, near Bundoran, was charged with causing Mr McSherry’s death by dangerous driving, and a second offence of giving false information to a guard.

She appeared before Ballyshannon District Court in June and was sent forward for trial with the case set to go before Donegal Circuit Court when it next sits in October.

Mr Rebello heard the case was listed for a hearing on October 28, and that Gardaí, would be contacting the coroner’s office after that hearing with more information.

He adjourned the inquest until November 4 awaiting further details on proceedings.