Man facing 379 charges of theft and fraud at school in Portlaoise is remanded on bail

Malachy McNulty (39) faces charges in relation to alleged offences in 2017 and 2018

The court heard that Mr McNulty was on bail and gardaí had no objection to it being extended.

The court heard that Mr McNulty was on bail and gardaí had no objection to it being extended.

 

A man facing 379 charges of theft and fraud has been remanded on continuing bail, at Portlaoise District Court.

Malachy McNulty, 39, Summerhill, Beladd, Portlaoise, Co Laois faces charges in relation to alleged theft and fraud offences at St Francis School, Portlaoise on dates in 2017 and 2018.

Garda Sergeant JJ Kirby gave details of arrest, charge and caution.

Detective Garda Erica Sweetman noted the large number of charges and informed the court that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had directed trial on indictment.

The court heard that Mr McNulty was on bail and gardaí had no objection to it being extended.

He was remanded on continuing bail to January 27 for service of the Book of Evidence.