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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 recovered at Liscannor

Gardaí have recovered the body of a man at a quarry close to Liscannor.  It is expected that the body will be removed later this afternoon to the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick where a post mortem examination will be carried out by the State Pathogolist Professor Marie Cassidy. The body has not yet been formally identified. The area remains sealed off to facilitate a forensic examination of the scene.  

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