49-Year-Old Pleads Guilty To Murder

A Limerick woman has pleaded guilty to the murder of David Darcy on 28 November 2011.

49-year-old Rose Lynch faced charges of murder, firearms offences and membership of the IRA, when she appeared before the Special Criminal Court.

39-year-old delivery man David Darcy was shot dead at his home on Cherry Orchard Avenue in Ballyfermot as he left for work.

The three judges agreed to an application to adjourn sentencing until tomorrow morning.

It is understood that this was agreed due to the seriousness of the charge, the sensitivities associated with it, to deal with the other charges and to iron out procedural aspects including the victim impact statements.

Ms Lynch faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.


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