A man charged with stealing a car while a nine-month-old baby was strapped into the back seat has been remanded in custody.
45-year-old Francis Broughan of Shangan Gardens, Ballymun is charged with three offences over the alleged incident in Cabra in Dublin on August 21st.
He is accused of the unauthorised taking of a vehicle, attempted hijacking and endangerment of life.
This afternoon he appeared before Cloverhill District Court via video link – his second time before the courts on the matter.
There was no application for bail and Defence counsel Eloise Flynn told the court it was a recent matter and the DPP’s directions were outstanding.
She added that her client consented to a four-week adjournment.
Mr Broughan, dressed in a green sweater, spoke only to confirm his name.
Judge O’Leary remanded him in custody to appear again on September 20th.
He was granted legal aid and an order to receive medical treatment in custody.
He has not yet indicated how he will plea.
Reporting from Tom Tuite.