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Murder charge over Liscannor quarry death

A 40-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Adrian Folan, whose body was found in a quarry near Liscannor on Monday. He is Declan Ó Cualain (Folan), with an address at Cuileán, An Cheathrú Rua, County Galway, who was brought before a special sitting of Galway District Court this  Tuesday evening. He is a brother of Adrian Folan. A defence application for free legal aid for Mr Ó Cualain was acceded to by Judge Mary Fahy. Defence solicitor, Adrian McLynn also requested that his client receive medical attention while in custody. Mr Ó Cualain has been remanded in custody to appear before Harristown District Court on Friday. Adrian Folan, 41, had been missing from Athlone since July 3. His body was found in a quarry near Liscannor on Monday morning. Mr Folan ‘s body was brought to University Hospital Limerick where the State Pathologist, Dr Marie Cassidy, conducted a post mortem examination on Monday night. Gardaí are not releasing the …

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Body of Adrian Folan identified

The body discovered in a quarry near the Cliffs of Moher on Monday has been formally identified as 41-year-old Adrian Folan, missing from Athlone since July 3. Adrian Folans body was removed from the scene on Monday evening and brought to Limerick Regional Hospital where a post mortem was carried out. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious in and around the quarry at Kilconnell, Liscannor, since July 3,  or to any member of the public, who may be able to assist with the investigation into the disappearance of Mr Folan from Athlone, to contact the Incident Room at Ennistymon Garda Station on 065-7072180, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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Garda search at Cliffs’ quarry

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Adrian Folan from Athlone have sealed off an area close to a quarry near the Cliffs of Moher Garda Crime Scene Investigators are carrying out an examination in the area. “We cannot confirm the discovery of a body at this stage of the investigation,” a statement from the garda press office said. Mr Folan, who was last seen in Athlone town on the night of July 3, at approximately 11.40pm, is approximately 5ft 7” in height, has brown/grey hair, blue eyes and is of stocky build. He was wearing a grey coloured t-shirt, brown knee length shorts and sandals when last seen. The man in his 40s was arrested in Galway this morning and is detained at Galway Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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