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Monday 5 December 2016

Dubliner denies murder of uncle

A man has gone on trial charged with the murder of his uncle Edward O'Connor 18 months ago.

David Cully (24) of Kilshane Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11, is charged with the murder of Edward O'Connor (41) at Ballycoolin Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11, on December 15, 2013.

When asked how he pleaded to the charge when the trial opened, Mr Cully said: "Not guilty of murder, guilty of manslaughter." This plea was not accepted by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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