A 42-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his brother and the attempted murder of his father in Co Cork on Saturday.
John Murphy - of Seaview Avenue in Carrigaline - appeared before a sitting of Cork District Court on Monday.
Detective Garda Ian Breen told the court that he charged John Murphy with the murder of his brother, 27-year-old Shane Murphy, and the attempted murder of his father, 75-year-old 'Weeshie' Murphy. at a house in Carrigaline in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Mr Murphy made no reply when the charges were put to him.
Defence solicitor Frank Buttimer said he would be making an application to the High Court for bail in respect to the murder charge.
Judge Olann Kelleher remanded Mr Murphy in custody until next Monday, when he will appear again via videolink.
He further ordered that Mr Murphy receive any necessary medical treatment while in custody.