Latest: Teen appears in court charged with murder of man in Dublin

Update 6pm: A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 52 year old man in west Dublin.

Bryan Cassidy was stabbed on Wednesday night at around 10.20pm at his partner’s home in Balgaddy in Lucan. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Dublin District Court heard the accused, 19-year-old Alan Nolan, is to be psychologically and psychiatrically tested while in custody.

Sgt Declan O’Sullivan told the court the teenager, of Buirg an Ri Walk in Balgaddy, made no reply when he was charged this afternoon at Ronanstown Garda Station.

The accused’s solicitor asked that his client, who works as a shop assistant, be psychologically and psychiatrically assessed while in custody.

Alan Nolan was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court this day week.

Some family members were present and upset in court during the brief hearing.

Earlier 3.24pm: Man, 19, charged in connection with fatal stabbing in Dublin

A man has been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of another man in Dublin.

The stabbing occurred at Buirg an Ri Walk, Balgaddy, Co Dublin at 10.20pm on Wednesday, February 7.

A 52-year-old man received serious stab wounds and was pronounced dead a short time later at the scene.

Gardaí have charged a 19-year-old in connection with the incident.

He will appear in court this afternoon.

- Digital Desk

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