A 24-year-old man has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Co Galway publican John Kenny in 2011. 

Marian Lingurar Jnr, with an address at Blackpool, Co Cork, was charged with the unlawful killing of Mr Kenny at Kenny's Bar, Main Street, Oughterard, on 25 September, 2011.

John Kenny, who was also a teacher, was found tied up and had suffered a violent and sustained assault. His body was discovered by his wife and daughter. 

Marian Lingurar Jnr, who is originally from Romania, was found guilty at Galway Circuirt Court by a jury of seven men and four women in a trial that lasted three weeks.

He was also found guilty of the second charge of trespass with intent to commit theft.

He was remanded in custody and will reappear before Galway Circuit Criminal Court for sentencing on 8 May.

 

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