Man charged in connection with murder of man in Swords

Dermot Byrne (56) died after being found seriously injured early on Sunday morning

Man charged in connection with murder of man in Swords

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A man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man in Dublin.

Dermot Byrne (56), a father of three, was found seriously injured on North Street in Swords in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He was attended to by medical personnel, but was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí investigating the murder say they arrested and charged a 29-year-old man earlier today in connection with the investigation.

The arrest happened in the Dublin area.

The man is being held at Swords Garda Station.

He is due to appear in court tomorrow.