Monday 26 February 2018

Clare man pleads not guilty to murdering woman two years ago

Natasha Reid

A 41-YEAR-OLD Clare man goes on trial at the Central Criminal Court tomorrow charged with murdering a woman in Co Clare two years ago.

Colm Deely of School Road in Ballyvaughan was arraigned today, charged with murdering Deirdre McCarthy at an unnamed location in the county.

He pleaded not guilty to murdering the 43-year-old between 11pm on March 27, 2011 and noon the following day, March 28.

A jury of seven women and five men was sworn in to hear the trial, which is expected to last up to three weeks.

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