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#kenneth o'brien

# kenneth-obrien - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'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.

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-obrien - Monday 5 November, 2018

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 2 November, 2018

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'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-obrien - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'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.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam

The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 12 October, 2018

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 12 February, 2016

‘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.

# kenneth-obrien - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Monday 8 February, 2016

Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men

The two have been held over O’Brien’s murder since last Saturday.

# kenneth-obrien - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien

The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the case.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

"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.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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.”

# kenneth-obrien - Monday 25 January, 2016

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Saturday 23 January, 2016

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.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 22 January, 2016

Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation

A search of the Ardclough area of Kildare is currently being carried out.

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-obrien - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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.