Trial of Limerick Man John Dundon set to resume

John Dundon denies murdering Shane Geoghegan almost five years ago
THE trial of Limerick man John Dundon, who is accused of murdering Shane Geoghegan almost five years ago, is due to resume this Tuesday.

THE trial of Limerick man John Dundon, who is accused of murdering Shane Geoghegan almost five years ago, is due to resume this Tuesday.

The trial, which is being heard before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin was adjourned earlier this month after it emerged one of the key prosecutions witnesses - April Collins (25) - was in hospital.

Yesterday, Tom O’Connell SC, prosecuting, told the non-jury court that Ms Collins is out of hospital and will be in a position to give evidence later this week.

Previously he indicated that she will give evidence during the trial that she was present at John Dundon’s home the night before the murder when he (John Dundon) ordered Barry Doyle to kill John McNamara.

“She will say that in her presence, John Dundon ordered Barry Doyle to kill John McNamara and that John Dundon gave him a description,” he said.

It is alleged that Mr McNamara was the intended target of the gunman and that Shane Geoghegen was shot in a case of mistaken identity.

Dundon, aged 30, of Hyde Road, Prospect has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 28-year-old at Kilteragh, Dooradoyle on November 9, 2008.

The trial is expected to last up to a month.

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