Man due in Cork court in connection with threats to MP

Man due in Cork court in connection with threats to MP

A 41-year-old Briton has been remanded on bail after he was charged by gardaí in Cork in connection with a threat to British police that he would kill a female Labour MP last month.

Daniel Weavers of Castletreasure, Douglas, Cork was brought before a special sitting of Cork District Court on Sunday and charged in relation to the threat the kill the woman.

Mr Weavers, an engineer, was charged with a single count that on October 18th last, he did at Castletreasure, Douglas, Cork, send by telephone a message that was menacing.

The offence is contrary to Section 13 (1) (A) and Section 13 (2) of the Post Office (Amendment) Act 1951 as amended by Section (4) of the Communications Regulations (Amendment) Act 2007.

Det Eoghan O’Callaghan of Douglas Garda station gave evidence of arrest, charge and caution and told the court that Mr Weavers made no reply to the charge when it was put to him after caution.

Det Garda O’Callaghan said that gardaí had no objection to bail on a number of conditions and defence solicitor, Eddie Burke confirmed that his client was willing to abide by the bail terms.

Gardaí were seeking that Mr Weavers would abstain from all intoxicants, surrender his passport and sign on every Monday and Friday at Togher Garda station, said Det Garda O’Callaghan.

Gardaí were also seeking as part of Mr Weavers’ bail that he would have no unwarranted communication with the British police authorities, he added.

Judge Marian O’Leary also made it a condition of Mr Weaver’s

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