Gardaí in Kerry renew appeal for information on 2012 murder

The body of James Cahillane was discovered following a fire at his home

Gardaí in Kerry renew appeal for information on 2012 murder

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Gardaí in Co Kerry have issued a fresh appeal for information on the 5th anniversary of the murder of James Cahillane.

On April 18th 2012, Mr Cahillane got a taxi home after spending several hours in pub in Killorglin. 

He lived in a rural area at Ardraw, Beaufort, around 5km from Killorglin.

Shortly after 2am on April 19th, neighbours noticed a fire at Mr Cahillane's house.

Fire services attended the scene and Mr Cahillane's body was discovered.

Following a post-mortem examination, a murder investigation was launched.

Gardaí say they have received great assistance from the public, but the crime remains unsolved.

Anyone with information about the murder is being asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-667-1160 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.