Sunday 25 February 2018

Romanian man charged in connection with publican's death

A Romanian man appeared in court this morning in connection with the death of John Kenny, who was attacked and fatally injured last week in his bar in Oughterard, Co Galway.

Florin Fitzpatrick (37) was charged with withholding information in connection with the unlawful killing of 56-year-old Mr Kenny.

A separated father of two Irish children, Mr Fitzpatrick has been living in Ireland for the last 10 years.

He previously worked as a security guard in Galway bus station for seven years.

He was refused bail by Judge Mary Fahy and remanded in custody to appear again before Harristown District Court next Friday.

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