Murder trial in closing stages
THE trial of a man accused of murdering a teenager in a bar on Arranmore Island has now reached its closing stages in the Central Criminal Court.
Stephen Boyle (41) has admitted killing but denies murdering Paul Boyle (19) at Early's Bar, Leabgarrow, Arranmore in October 2009.
Boyle, of Austen House, Cambridge Road, Kilburn Park in London, has pleaded not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter at the Central Criminal Court.
Consultant forensic psychiatrist Dr Paul O'Connell agreed the accused might be suffering from a depressive disorder.
The trial continues.