A Donegal man whose trial over the 1982 Hyde Park bombing collapsed and who is facing charges in relation to in relation to the killing of two Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldiers in Enniskillen in 1972, will be granted bail this afternoon pending an extradition hearing.

Northern Irish authorities are seeking the surrender of John Downey (66) to face charges in relation to the 1972 bombing in Enniskillen which killed two British Army Infantrymen. Lance Corporal Alfred Johnston and Private James Eames were killed when a device exploded in a vehicle they were checking on the Irvinestown Road, Cherrymount.

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