Man charged with Dawson Street bus manslaughter


A deaf man charged with killing a man who died after he was hit by a bus in Dublin city has been held in custody for another week.

Eoghan Dudley (28), Rathfarnham, suffered head injuries when he fell under a double-decker bus following an altercation at the junction of Dawson Street and Nassau Street on December 6th last.

Edward Connors (29), with an address at a city centre hostel, is accused of the manslaughter of Mr Dudley at Dawson Street. He was brought before Judge Gráinne Malone at Cloverhill District Court yesterday.

Garda Cathal Feely asked for a one-week remand, to which defence solicitor Cahir O’Higgins consented.

Mr Connors had the proceedings translated by a sign interpreter. He was further remanded to appear at Cloverhill District Court on December 20th.