Update – Man who admits Eugene Maloney’s manslaughter to be sentenced in two weeks time

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The brother of the late journalist Eugene Moloney has called his violent death senseless and unnecessary. Sean Maloney made his comments at a sentencing hearing today. Sentence will be passed in two week's time.   

CCTV shows the 55 year old' s killer punching him in the head and then dancing in celebration when the journalist fell to the ground in Dublin city centre last year.

Next Monday marks the first anniversary of Eugene Moloney s death.

The journalist got into a row and was punched in the neck on Camden Street on his way home from a stag party.

CCTV shows his attacker Gary Burch  doing celebratory dance after landing a blow described in court as a cheapshot.

The 22 year old apprentice mechanic of  Kennington Close, Templeogue later told gardai it was a moment of craziness and his lawyers say he now wants to atone for his crime by going to jail.

 

The 22 year old apprentice mechanic of Kennington Close, Templeogue later told gardai it was a moment of craziness and his lawyers say he now wants to atone for his crime by going to jail.

In a victim impact statement Eugene Moloney’s brother Sean called the killing senseless and unnecessary in a society where senseless violence is sadly becoming the norm.

Judge Mary Ellen Ring will finalise sentencing in 2 weeks time.