Man is charged with 2005 murder of Irene White

The 45-year-old has appeared Dundalk District Court

Man is charged with 2005 murder of Irene White

Irene White. Image: Stephanie Grogan

Updated: 11.00

A 45-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Irene White in Co Louth.

The mother of three was killed at her home in Dundalk almost 13 years ago.

On April 6th 2005 Irene White's body was discovered by her mother.

Today 45-year-old Niall Power - with an address at Gyles Quay, Riverstown, Dundalk - appeared in court charged with her murder.

Detective Sergeant Mick Sheridan told the court that the accused made no reply when he was arrested charged and cautioned late last night at Dundalk garda station.

Judge John Coughlan granted him free legal aid and he was remanded in custody to appear in court again next week.

On Monday, 34-year-old Anthony Lambe with an address at Annadrumman, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan admitted killing Ms White and was jailed for life.