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Teenager to appear in court charged with murder of Aidan O'Driscoll in Cork in 2016

The Real IRA member was shot dead in Blackpool in Cork in December 2016.

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A 19-YEAR-OLD man is scheduled to appear before the Special Criminal Court this morning, charged in connection with the murder of Aidan O’Driscoll.

O’Driscoll, a senior figure in the Real IRA in Munster, was shot dead in Blackpool, Cork on 7 December 2016.

The teenager was arrested this morning in the Cork area in connection with the murder of the 37-year-old.

He will appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin later today. 

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