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Ireland Victim's mother shouts in court as man (41) charged with murdering her son in crowded bar

15:01  12 july  2018
15:01  12 july  2018 Source:   independent.ie

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A 41 -year-old man has been charged with murdering another man in a crowded bar in Limerick last weekend. Other members of the victim ' s family wept throughout the proceedings. Mr Crawford was remanded in custody to appear in court again next Tuesday.

A 41 -year-old man has been charged with murdering another man in a crowded bar in Limerick last weekend. Mark Crawford, with an address at Distillery View in Thomondgate, appeared before Limerick District Court this morning, charged with murdering 24-year old Kileely native Patrick 'Pa' O'Connor.

Mark Crawford. Photo: Press 22 © Provided by Irish Independent Mark Crawford. Photo: Press 22 A 41-year-old man has been charged with murdering another man in a crowded bar in Co Limerick last weekend.

Mark Crawford, with an address at Distillery View, Thomondgate, Co Limerick, appeared before Limerick District Court yesterday charged with murdering 24-year old Patrick 'Pa' O'Connor.

Mr Crawford is charged with Mr O'Connor's murder at Fitzgerald's Bar, Sexton Street North, Thomondgate, on July 7 last.

No evidence was given in relation to Mr O'Connor's fatal injuries, however it is believed he was stabbed a number of times in the upper body.

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One man is dead after a fight broke out inside the Falls Lounge bar early Saturday morning, according to police. “My son was murdered over these people. Don’t let her out.” Father of 28-year-old Frank Castrucci in court as Stacy Reed appeared.

He died from his injuries in the early hours of last Sunday morning at University of Limerick after being rushed there by ambulance from Fitzgerald's Bar.

Detective Garda Tommy Griffin of Mayorstone Garda Station gave evidence of arresting and charging Mr Crawford.

Det Gda Griffin said that after he cautioned the accused he "made no reply".

The court was interrupted by the victim's mother who shouted at the accused.

She was led away from the court by relatives in a distressed state.

Other family members wept throughout the brief court proceedings.

Det Gda Griffin told the court he arrested Mr Crawford at Henry Street garda station at 9.18pm on Tuesday, and charged him with Mr O'Connor's murder at 9.29pm.

Mr Crawford's solicitor Sarah Ryan said she had "no questions" about the arrest and cautioning of her client.

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Sergeant Donal Cronin of Henry Street garda station applied for the accused to be remanded in custody to next Tuesday "for the purposes of obtaining DPP directions".

Mr Crawford wore a grey and black Adidas tracksuit and did not speak during the brief hearing. Judge Marian O'Leary remanded him in custody to appear before Limerick District Court again next Tuesday, July 17.

Mr O'Connor worked as an employee at Pallas Foods.

Yesterday, hundreds of people turned out near Mr O'Connor's home in Kileely where a remembrance vigil was held. Family, friends and neighbours released hundreds of balloons into the sky in his memory.

Meanwhile, funeral arrangements for Mr O'Connor have been announced.

He will repose at Cross's Funeral Home, Gerald Griffin Street, Limerick, from 5pm-6.30pm today. Requiem Mass will take place at St Munchin's Church, Clancy's Strand at 9.30am tomorrow with burial afterwards in Mount St Oliver Cemetery.

A post-mortem was carried out on the victim's body on Monday, however gardaí said they would not be disclosing details for "operational reasons".

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