Man goes on trial for Limerick murder

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

A SAINT Mary’s Park man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court for the murder of another man in Limerick city more than four years ago.

A SAINT Mary’s Park man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court for the murder of another man in Limerick city more than four years ago.

Greg Crawford, 24, of St Munchin’s Street, St Mary’s Park is accused of murdering father-of-three Gareth Brosnan-Grant, who was shot dead at St Ita’s Street, St Mary’s Park on October 8, 2007.

The 25-year-old died at the Mid Western Regional Hospital a short time after he was shot a number of times in the chest, while smoking a cigarette outside his home.

A jury was sworn in this afternoon for the trial which is being heard before Mr Justice Paul Carney at the Crminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.

It is expected to last until the end of next week.