Man Charged With Murder After Weekend Stabbing

Castlecurragh Heath - Mulhuddart (Image: Google Maps)

A 45-year-old man has been charged with the murder of another man in West Dublin.

Noel Whelan, who was in his 20s, was stabbed to death at a house in the Castlecurragh Heath area of Mulhuddart in west Dublin on Saturday evening.

Mark Whelan was brought before Blanchardstown District Court this afternoon charged with the murder of Noel Whelan.

The court heard the 45 year old of Castlecurragh Heath in Mulhuddart made no reply when he was charged at Finglas Garda Station at a quarter past one.

Mr Whelan has been remanded in custody and is due back before Cloverhill District Court on Friday.

His solictor asked that the accused receive medical attention and a psyciatric assessment while on remand.