A DUBLIN man accused of fatally assaulting his father has appeared in court charged with his murder.
Gareth Sheeran, 30, from Dublin, appeared at Tallaght District Court yesterday morning, 22 June 2021, charged with the murder of his father, 65-year-old Harry Sheeran.
According to BreakingNews.ie, Harry Sheeran was attacked in his home in Firhouse, Dublin on Father's Day, Sunday, 20 June.
The self-employed carpenter was found by Gardaí shortly before midnight, where despite best efforts from emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead.
Mr Sheeran was found to have been brutally assaulted and stabbed to death.
His son, Gareth Sheeran, was at the house when officers arrived, and he was subsequently arrested and brought for questioning at Tallaght Garda Station.
The accused did not speak during the brief hearing at Tallaght District Court yesterday, and had remained silent when the murder charge was put to him at the Garda Station, according to Detective Garda Austin Larkin.
An application for bail was not considered, BreakingNews.ie reports, due to the high nature of the crime.
The accused was remanded to custody and will appear in court again next Tuesday, via video-link at Cloverhill District Court.
There is so far no indication to how Gareth Sheeran will plead in relation to the charge.