Drogheda man accused of trying to murder man twice in same day
Paul Crosby also charged with causing serious harm and false imprisonment
Paul Crosby pleaded not guilty to attempting to murder Gerard Boyle. Photograph: Collins Courts.
A 22-year-old Co Louth man will go on trial on Thursday charged with attempting to murder the same man twice on the same day in 2016.
He also pleaded not guilty to falsely imprisoning and causing serious harm to Mr Boyle on the same occasion
He further pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of Mr Boyle on the same date at Boyne Canal, Drogheda.
Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy swore in a jury of six women and six men to hear the trial, which will begin today and is expected to last more than a week.