Kilkenny man to go on trial charged with murdering 25-year-old in 2014

Tadhg Butler (Pic: Indo)
Tadhg Butler (Pic: Indo)

A Kilkenny man will go on trial on Wednesday charged with murdering a 25-year-old man in Waterford in 2014.

Tadhg Butler (34) also known as Thomas O'Grady with an address at Seafield in Tramore, County Waterford but originally from Kilkenny was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court today.

Dressed in a grey tie and black leather jacket he pleaded not guilty to murdering  Michael O'Dwyer in Waterford more than one year ago.

A jury of eight women and four men was sworn in to hear the trial which is due to begin on Wednesday before Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy and is expected to last two weeks.