Woman (47) pleads not guilty to failing to disclose information to gardai in connection with Noel Crawford murder
A 47-year old woman has pleaded not guilty to failing to disclose information to the gardai in connection with the murder of Noel Crawford in Limerick City in 2006.
Mary Maloney of South Claughan Road, Garryowen, Limerick is charged between December 18 2006 and February 7 2011, both dates inclusive, with having information which she knew or believed might be of material assistance in securing the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of another person for a serious offence, to wit the murder of Noel Crawford and without reasonable excuse did fail to disclose such information as soon as practicable to a member of an garda.
Ms Maloney was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court today where she pleaded not guilty.
A jury of six men and six women were sworn in to hear the trial, which will begin today at 2pm.
Mr Justice Carroll Moran told the jury the case will take four to five days and introduced prosecution counsel Mr Sean Gillane SC and defence counsel Mr Conor Devally SC to the jury members.