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Man facing trial accused of attempted murder of partner in their home

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The man has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of his partner
The man has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of his partner

A 63-year-old man will stand trial accused of attempting to murder his partner at their home in 2015.

A man has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of his partner at their home last year.

Patrick O'Rourke (63) of Cooline Drive, Ballyvoloon, Cobh, Co Cork pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of Donna Foster at Cooline Drive on August 11, 2015.

A jury was sworn today at the Central Criminal Court to hear his trial.

Justice Patrick McCarthy asked the jury panel to select a foreman and then return on Wednesday.

Eoin Reynolds