Remand for Carndonagh man accused of murdering parents

cuddihyA Donegal man charged with the murder of his elderly parents has been remanded in custody following a brief court appearance.

42-year-old Julian Cuddihy of Churchtown, Carndonagh, appeared in court today at a remand hearing at Harristown District Court in Co Roscommon, which is adjacent to Castlerea Prison.

He is charged with the murder of his parents 77-year-old Jimmy and 73-year-old Kathleen at the family home in Carndonagh on or around October 22nd.

Mr Cuddihy has been in custody at Castlrea since he was remanded at a sitting of Ballyshannon District Court on October 24th.

Mr Cuddihy will appear again before Harristown District Court on February 13th.