Man, 48, charged with murder of 77-year-old next-door neighbour

It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in Clonsilla.
Man, 48, charged with murder of 77-year-old next-door neighbour
Garda Technical Bureau pictured at the scene in Whitechapel Road area Clonsilla, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Picture: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos Dublin

A 48-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his next-door neighbour in Clonsilla in Dublin.

Peter McDonald, 77, was stabbed to death on White Chapel Road on Saturday morning.

Patrick McDonagh of White Chapel Road in Clonsilla appeared before Blanchardstown District Court this morning charged with his murder.

His solicitor said it was very important that he been seen by a psychiatrist as he has psychiatric difficulties.

Patrick McDonagh was remanded in custody to appear in court again on Friday.

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