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Woman denies jail drug charge

A 40-YEAR-OLD Dublin woman has denied taking heroin into Mountjoy Prison.

Denise Ward, of Moorefield Avenue, Clondalkin had been charged under Section 15(c) of the Misuse of Drugs Act with allegedly taking heroin into the jail, on January 22, 2010.

Yesterday at Dublin District Court, Judge Grainne Malone heard that the woman was contesting the charge.

Judge Malone remanded her on continuing bail to appear again on October 16 for her hearing.