A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of his brother in Pallaskenry in Co Limerick at the weekend.
Thirty-five-year-old Willie Lynch was found dead at his home on Saturday evening.
His brother Gerard Lynch appeared before a sitting of Newcastlewest District Court today.
Gardaí gave evidence that when the murder charge was put to him, the accused replied "Sorry, I didn't mean it."
He has been remanded to appear again in Limerick District Court next Tuesday.