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Man charged with manslaughter of James Tynan

The 25-year-old Kilkenny man died following an assault at Liberty Square in Thurles on 19 February.

File photo of Liberty Square, Thurles
File photo of Liberty Square, Thurles
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A 23-YEAR-OLD man has today been charged with the manslaughter of James Tynan, a young Kilkenny native who died earlier this year from injuries sustained in an assault.

Gardaí said Jason Morrissey, who has an address in Toomevara in Tipperary, appeared before Thurles District Court to be formally charged this morning.

He has been remanded in custody and is due before Nenagh District Court on Friday.

James Tynan, a 25-year-old Kilkenny man, suffered severe head injuries during an attack at Liberty Square in Thurles at about 1.30am on Sunday, 19 February. He was left in a critical condition but lost his fight for life at South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel on 20 February.

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