Clonmany crash trial today

The trial of an Inishowen man charged with dangerous driving causing the death of eight men is due to begin today.

Shaun Kelly, Hill Road, Ballymagan, Buncrana is due to appear at Letterkenny Circuit Court on the charge, which relates to a road traffic collision at Meenaduff, between Buncrana and Clonmany on July 11th, 2010.

Last Tuesday, the trial was listed for today, July 22nd and the court was told it may run into a second week.

A prosecution application for a German interpreter was also granted by Judge Matthew Deery, initially for Wednesday. This was changed later in the week to Friday.

Eight men, all from Inishowen died in the collision.