Limerick woman to face trial over pensioner’s murder

first_imgLinkedin Shannondoc operating but only by appointment No vaccines in Limerick yet First Irish death from Coronavirus Advertisement NewsBreaking newsLimerick woman to face trial over pensioner’s murderBy Staff Reporter – April 8, 2015 928 WhatsApp Email Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Printcenter_img Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A LIMERICK woman is to face trial at the Central Criminal Court for the murder of a pensioner at a city centre apartment almost 18 months ago.41-year-old Mary Lynch, with an address at a basement apartment in No 21, Upper Cecil Street in Limerick is charged with the murder of 65-year-old Paddy Redmond at an apartment in Mount Kennett on November 10, 2013.At a sitting of Limerick District Court this Wednesday, Garda Sean Dixon served the book of evidence, which ran to three volumes, on the accused as she sat in the public gallery.Ms Lynch was arrested in January and remanded in custody before she was granted bail at the High Court a week later.When she was charged with the murder, Ms Lynch replied “not guilty”.Legal Aid defence solicitor John Devane told the court that Ms Lynch was granted bail at the High Court, with conditions, on January 19 last.At an earlier hearing, Mr Devane said his client was undergoing psychiatric treatment and receiving strong medication.Sgt Donal Cronin said that the Director of Public Prosecutions consented to the accused be sent forward for trial to the current sittings of the Central Criminal Court or on a signed plea of guilty.However Mr Devane said, “that doesn’t arise”.Judge Marian O’Leary issued the alibi warning to Ms Lynch whereby the details of any alibi witnesses she may call during the trial be given to the Gardaí within 14 days.Paddy Redmond suffered a single stab wound to the back at a neighbour’s apartment in the Mount Kennett complex on the Dock Road.After the alarm was raised, emergency paramedics and Gardaí battled to save the pensioner’s life but Mr Redmond died a short time later at the regional hospital in Dooradoyle.Originally from Dublin, Mr Redmond had been living at a number of addresses in Limerick for a number of years and had moved to the Dock Road complex over 12 months before his murder. He is survived by his three grown-up daughters and estranged wife. Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Previous articleBetting – Limerick 19/10 to beat Bray #loiNext articleLimerick students to celebrate diverse cultures Staff Reporter Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSfeatured Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Facebooklast_img read more