Teenager charged with murder of Cameron Reilly in Dunleer

Aaron Connolly (18) from Co Louth is charged with the murder on May 26th

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder six weeks ago of Co Louth teenager Cameron Reilly (18).

Aaron Connolly (18) of Willistown, Drumcar, Co Louth, faces a single charge alleging he murdered Cameron Reilly at Shamrock Hill, Dunleer, Co Louth, on May 26th, 2018.

He appeared before judge John Coughlan at Drogheda district on Friday morning.

Evidence of arrest, charge and caution of the accused was given by Det Sgt Fearghal O’Toole from Drogheda Garda station.


He told the court he arrested the accused at 6.04pm on Thursday and brought him to Drogheda Garda station.

At 6.56pm he charged Mr Connolly with the offence.

He said Mr Connolly made no reply when charged.

Garda Insp John O’Flaherty asked the court to remand him in custody.

The judge asked was Mr Connolly over 18 years of age and was told he was. The judge then remanded him in custody to Cloverhill District Court to appear by video-link on July 12th, 2018.