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# kenneth o'brien

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# Courts
Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months
The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.
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Man who disposed of chainsaw used to dismember body found guilty of impeding father's prosecution
Paul Wells Junior was charged with impeding the apprehension or prosecution of his father Paul Wells Senior.
# kenneth o'brien
'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'
Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting O’Brien dead and dismembering his body.
# Courts
Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw
Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.
# kenneth o'brien
Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw
Paul Wells Snr (50) has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.
# Courts
Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial
Justice Paul McDermott said: “In this case, there are disturbing elements in relation to the disposal of the body,” as he began his charge.
# Courts
'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears
Paul Wells Snr has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.
# kenneth o'brien
'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw
The Central Criminal Court heard evidence by Paul Wells Snr in his trial for the murder of Kenneth O’Brien.
# courts services
Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam
The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.
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Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'
Eimear Dunne told the Central Criminal Court she received a break-up text sent from somebody purporting to be her partner.
# Courts
Dublin man admits shooting father-of-one and dismembering his body
Kenneth O’Brien’s dismembered body was discovered in a canal, near Celbridge, Co Kildare.
# Murder Investigation
'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder
O’Brien was found dead last month in the Grand Canal in Kildare.
# Grand Canal
Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody
Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.
# investigation ongoing
Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men
The two have been held over O’Brien’s murder since last Saturday.
# Breakthrough
Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien
The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the case.
# laid to rest
"A heartbreaking occasion": Kenneth O'Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved
Around 300 mourners attended the funeral service of Kenneth O’Brien, whose remains were found in Co Kildare last month.
# loving tribute
In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son
“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”
# appeal
Gardaí renew their public appeal for information in Kenneth O'Brien murder probe
The appeal follows the discovery of further body parts at Sallins Co Kildare.
# grand canal murder
Gardaí release second photo of Kenneth O'Brien as murder investigation intensifies
Kenneth’s dismembered body was recovered from the Grand Canal in Kildare last weekend.
# Kildare
Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation
A search of the Ardclough area of Kildare is currently being carried out.
# Kildare
Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.
# kenneth o'brien
Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim
The man whose body was found in the Grand Canal at the weekend was named last night as Kenneth O’Brien.