Man charged over Karl Haugh death

Man charged over Karl Haugh death


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

A 21-year-old man is due to appear in court on Tuesday morning charged in connection with the death of father-of-one Karl Haugh in Kilkee.

Mr Haugh died in hospital after he was stabbed during an altercation with three men in the Marion Estate in Kilkee early on Sunday morning.

Three men were arrested in connection with the incident.

Gardaí have confirmed they have charged one man in relation to the incident and that he will appear before Ennis District Court, tomorrow morning, Tuesday 8th August, 2017 at 11am.

The two other men, also arrested in relation to the investigation, have been released without charge while a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

See Karl Haugh’s funeral arrangements.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.