We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Leah Farrell/

Second person charged over Tristan Sherry murder in Blanchardstown restaurant on Christmas Eve

Tristan Sherry (26) died after being assaulted and a man in his 40s suffered gunshot wounds in the incident at Browne’s Steakhouse, Blanchardstown.


GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING the murder of Tristan Sherry after an alleged shooting on Christmas Eve in a Dublin restaurant have charged a second person.

Tristan Sherry (26) died after being assaulted and a man in his 40s suffered gunshot wounds during an incident at Browne’s Steakhouse in Blanchardstown at around 8pm on Sunday, 24 December.

The man in his 40s, understood to be Jason Hennessy Snr, today died in hospital as a result of his injuries.

Gardaí had arrested and charged a man with the murder in recent days.

A second male was arrested earlier yesterday and has since been charged as part of investigatons into the fatal assault.

He is due to appear before a sitting of Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.

A third male was also arrested by gardaí yesterday evening and he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at a garda station in west Dublin. 

Investigations are ongoing.  

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.