Man charged with Jason Doogue murder to face trial

CourtsBy Tom Tuite
Jason Doogue
Jason Doogue

A 43-year-old man charged with the murder of Jason Doogue in Kildare in August has been served with a book of evidence and returned for trial.

Mr Doogue, 22, had been sitting on a wall with friends on August 21 last in the Greenhills area of Athy, when he was shot several times. He was rushed to Naas General Hospital where he later died.

James Lammon from Cardington Way in Athy, Co Kildare had been charged with the murder of Jason Doogue.

He appeared again at Cloverhill District Court where he was served with a book of evidence. Judge Victor Blake made and order sending him forward for trial at the present sittings of the Central Criminal Court. He was further remanded in custody.

Mr Lammon remained silent after he was first charged in August.