Men return to court over attempted murder in Ballymahon

Two men charged with attempted murder in Longford are due back in court in the north today.

Eoin Stokes, 37, and Thomas Stokes, 30, with addresses in England, appeared at Newry Magistrates Court last Thursday after an alleged incident in Ballymahon on January 30.

Both men were charged with the attempted murder of a ‘Michael Stokes’ and remanded in custody at Maghaberry Prison until a further court appearance this morning.

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Gardaí have made a further appeal for witnesses to the alleged incident that occured on the Main Street of the town at 7.15am.