Man sent for trial for killing Donegal journalist Eugene Moloney

A man charged with the manslaughter of journalist Eugene Moloney has been sent forward for trial.

21 year old trainee mechanic Gary Burch of Kennington Close, Templeogue in Dublin is accused of killing the 55 year old last June.

Eugene Moloney received a blow to the head while walking home on Camden Street in Dublin city centre in the early hours of June 24th.

The former Irish Independent reporter was rushed to St James's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Two days later trainee mechanic Gary Burch was charged with the journalist's manslaughter.

Today the court heard he has been served with the book of evidence.

Judge Victor Blake has sent him forward for trial to the current sittings of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

The 21-year-old has not applied for bail and has been further remanded in custody.