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MAN CHARGED FOR MURDER OF MELANIE MCCARTHY MCNAMARA

Murdered teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of teenager Melanie McCarthy , who was shot in Tallaght on the 8th of February. Keith Hall, with an address in Kilmartin Drive, Tallaght, Dublin, was one of the two men arrested in recent days in relation to the murder. He was also charged for the possession of a double barrel, sawn-off shotgun with intent to commit an indictable offence. He … [Read more...]

MELANIE McCARTHY McNAMARA LAID TO REST

Melanie McCarthy McNamara, pictured with fiancé Christy Moran

A teenage girl, who was murdered on February 7th following a drive-by shooting in Tallaght, has been laid to rest in London. The victim, Melanie McCarthy McNamara (16), was sitting in a car with her fiancé and two other men when a stolen Hyundai Santa Fe pulled up alongside the car and shot out a rear passenger window. Ms. McCarthy McNamara died in Tallaght hospital the following … [Read more...]

MURDERED GIRL MAY HAVE BEEN VICTIM OF FEUD

Melanie McCarthy McNamara

A teenage girl who died after being shot through the window of a car in Tallaght may have been caught in the crossfires of a family feud, Gardaí have said. Melanie McCarthy McNamara, 16, died after sustaining a gunshot to the head as she sat in a Nissan Almera with three older men at around 10.35 pm on Tuesday night. A stolen Hyundai Sante Fe which was displaying a false 07-D number plate … [Read more...]