Garland remanded in custody

Former Irish Workers’ Party president Sean Garland was remanded in custody for another week today, on foot of an extradition warrant by the US authorities for alleged counterfeiting charges, when his solicitor told the court he was not ready to make a bail application. [Having difficulty finding someone to provide sureties on his behalf? – Ed] Adds The RTÉ report provides another snippet of info

Sean Garland was elected as President of The Workers’ Party in 2006. He retired from the presidency in May of last year, but remains a member of the party’s Central Executive Committee and is its National Treasurer.