A 31-year-old Slovakian man charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly has been further remanded into custody.
Jozef Puska, of Lynally Grove, Mucklagh, Co Offaly, appeared by videolink before Cloverhill District Court this afternoon.
Mr Puska addressed the court only to confirm his name - through an interpretor.
Ashling Murphy, the 23-year-old schoolteacher was fatally assaulted along the Grand Canal near Tullamore on January 12th.
He was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court again on Wednesday, February 9th.