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Alleged theft case involving Tipp goalie Darren Gleeson put back

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Alleged theft case involving Tipp goalie Darren Gleeson put back

Tipp goalie Darren Gleeson

A case of alleged theft involving Tipperary goalkeeper Darren Gleeson has been adjourned by Nenagh Circuit Court until the next sittings of the court.

The All-Ireland winning goalie and All-Star was due before the court this Tuesday to face a number of theft charges. Mr Gleeson, 35, of Shesheroe, Portroe, Nenagh, was served with the book of evidence in the case in front of Judge Elizabeth MacGrath at Nenagh Court last Friday and remanded on continuing bail to this Tuesday.
Mr Gleeson, who formerly worked in the financial services sector, faces a total of five charges of stealing almost €94,000 on various dates between 2013 and 2015 under the Theft and Fraud Offences Act.
He is charged with theft of €50,000 from a named individual by lodging a cheque at Bank of Ireland, Dooradoyle, on May 21, 2014. He is charged with taking €10,000 from the same individual at the same bank on February 26, 2015, andstealing €1,960 from the same person at the same bank on September 6, 2013.
Mr Gleeson is charged with stealing €22,000 from a second named individual by lodging a cheque at Bank of Ireland, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, on October 29, 2013.
He faces a charge of stealing €10,000 from the same individual by lodging a cheque at Bank of Ireland, Liberty Square, Thurles, on June 26, 2013.

Mr Gleeson was remanded on continuing bail to the next sittings, which will be held in the week starting January 11, 2017.