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# kenneth-obrien - Monday 17 February, 2020

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months
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# Courts

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months

Feb 17th 2020, 11:58 AM 25,369 Views 18 Comments

The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 22 November, 2019

Man who disposed of chainsaw used to dismember body found guilty of impeding father's prosecution
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# Kenneth O'brien

Man who disposed of chainsaw used to dismember body found guilty of impeding father's prosecution

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:46 PM 14,460 Views 0 Comments

Paul Wells Junior was charged with impeding the apprehension or prosecution of his father Paul Wells Senior.

# kenneth-obrien - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'
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# Kenneth O'brien

'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'

Nov 6th 2018, 6:20 PM 18,209 Views 3 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting O’Brien dead and dismembering his body.

Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw
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# Courts

Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 3:25 PM 26,071 Views 30 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

# kenneth-obrien - Monday 5 November, 2018

Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw
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# Kenneth O'brien

Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw

Nov 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 11,528 Views 0 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 2 November, 2018

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial
# Courts
# Courts

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial

Nov 2nd 2018, 10:18 PM 16,572 Views 0 Comments

Justice Paul McDermott said: “In this case, there are disturbing elements in relation to the disposal of the body,” as he began his charge.

# kenneth-obrien - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears
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# Courts

'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears

Oct 30th 2018, 9:51 PM 17,092 Views 0 Comments

Paul Wells Snr has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

# kenneth-obrien - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw
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# Kenneth O'brien

'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw

Oct 25th 2018, 5:50 PM 25,230 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard evidence by Paul Wells Snr in his trial for the murder of Kenneth O’Brien.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam
# Courts Services
# Courts Services

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam

Oct 24th 2018, 7:41 AM 29,114 Views 0 Comments

The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 12 October, 2018

Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'
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# Kenneth O'brien

Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'

Oct 12th 2018, 5:06 PM 53,921 Views 0 Comments

Eimear Dunne told the Central Criminal Court she received a break-up text sent from somebody purporting to be her partner.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Dublin man admits shooting father-of-one and dismembering his body
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# Courts

Dublin man admits shooting father-of-one and dismembering his body

Oct 10th 2018, 5:39 PM 27,120 Views 0 Comments

Kenneth O’Brien’s dismembered body was discovered in a canal, near Celbridge, Co Kildare.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 12 February, 2016

'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder

Feb 12th 2016, 6:10 PM 69,032 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien was found dead last month in the Grand Canal in Kildare.

# kenneth-obrien - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody

Feb 11th 2016, 1:24 PM 9,249 Views 4 Comments

Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.

# kenneth-obrien - Monday 8 February, 2016

Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men
# Investigation Ongoing
# Investigation Ongoing

Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men

Feb 8th 2016, 12:40 PM 11,253 Views 7 Comments

The two have been held over O’Brien’s murder since last Saturday.

# kenneth-obrien - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien

Feb 6th 2016, 10:06 AM 37,594 Views 19 Comments

The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the case.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

"A heartbreaking occasion": Kenneth O'Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved
# Laid To Rest
# Laid To Rest

"A heartbreaking occasion": Kenneth O'Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:42 PM 47,421 Views 18 Comments

Around 300 mourners attended the funeral service of Kenneth O’Brien, whose remains were found in Co Kildare last month.

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son
# Loving Tribute
# Loving Tribute

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son

Feb 3rd 2016, 4:00 PM 19,233 Views 3 Comments

“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”

# kenneth-obrien - Monday 25 January, 2016

Gardaí renew their public appeal for information in Kenneth O'Brien murder probe
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí renew their public appeal for information in Kenneth O'Brien murder probe

Jan 25th 2016, 11:19 PM 63,604 Views 26 Comments

The appeal follows the discovery of further body parts at Sallins Co Kildare.

# kenneth-obrien - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Gardaí release second photo of Kenneth O'Brien as murder investigation intensifies
# Grand Canal Murder
# Grand Canal Murder

Gardaí release second photo of Kenneth O'Brien as murder investigation intensifies

Jan 23rd 2016, 5:45 PM 66,902 Views 53 Comments

Kenneth’s dismembered body was recovered from the Grand Canal in Kildare last weekend.

# kenneth-obrien - Friday 22 January, 2016

Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:29 PM 33,535 Views 16 Comments

A search of the Ardclough area of Kildare is currently being carried out.

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:30 PM 24,198 Views 20 Comments

They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.

# kenneth-obrien - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim
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# Kenneth O'brien

Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim

Jan 20th 2016, 3:58 PM 65,424 Views 31 Comments

The man whose body was found in the Grand Canal at the weekend was named last night as Kenneth O’Brien.