Man charged with murder at restaurant on Christmas Eve

By Isaac M December 31, 2023

A man has been charged with murder after an altercation in a Dublin restaurant on Christmas Eve.

Michael Andrecut, 22, from Corduff, west Dublin, appeared before a special sitting of the Criminal Courts of Justice on Saturday morning.

Tristan Sherry, 26, was killed after an assault and a man in his 40s suffered gunshot wounds during an altercation at Browne’s Steakhouse in Blanchardstown at around 8pm on 24 December.

A forensic investigator at the scene in Blanchardstown, Dublin, where a man aged in his 20s was pronounced dead after being injured during a shooting incident at Browne's Steakhouse restaurant. A man aged in his 40s remains in a serious condition in Connolly Hospital after being treated for gunshot wounds. Picture date: Monday December 25, 2023.
A forensic investigator at the scene in Blanchardstown, Dublin on Christmas Day

Detective Sergeant Mark Murphy told the court Andrecut made no reply to the charge.

Andrecut, who appeared in court in a black hoodie, was remanded in custody and is due to appear before Cloverhill District Court via videolink on 2 January.

The injured man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Irish police had increased patrols of the area after the incident.


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