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Man due in court over murder of Anna Finnegan

A man arrested over Friday night’s fatal stabbing in Allendale Glen will appear in court this morning.

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A MAN is due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Clonsilla, Dublin on Friday night.

The man, who had been detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station, will appear before Blanchardstown District Court at a sitting this morning.

Anna Finnegan, 25, was stabbed to death at a house in Allendale Glen, Clonsilla at around 8.30pm yesterday.

Her brother Karl, 33, was also injured and remains in hospital, though his condition is not though to be life-threatening.

Anna’s children were in the home at the time but escaped uninjured.

Gardai are still look for assistance in tracing a white Ford Focus hatchback which was seen at the entrance to the emergency ward of James Connolly Memorial Hospital where Finnegan was dropped off.

The car, bearing the partial registration number 08-D-22, is missing its rear drivers hub cap.

Witnesses have been asked to contact Gardaí in the incident room in Blanchardstown Garda Station on (01) 6667032, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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