Duo plead guilty to manslaughter of Clare man

Two men have pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a 26-year-old man in Co. Clare last Christmas.

Harry Dinan, aged 30, from Waterpark Heights in Ennis and his 23-year-old nephew Kevin Dinan of Clarehill, Clarecastle appeared before Limerick Circuit Court this afternoon.

They haveve been charged with the unlawful killing of Brian Casey, a school teacher from Lisseycasey.

He died from head injuries following an altercation on O'Connell Square in Ennis on December 26 last.

Both Harry and Kevin Dinan were due to go on trial for his manslaughter next month, but entered guilty pleas in the case this afternoon.

They were remanded in custody to appear before the Circuit Court in Ennis on November 8.


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