A 22-year-old man charged with murdering two men and attempting to murder another one in Sligo last April will go on trial at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin in November 2023.

Yousef Palani with an address at Markievicz Heights in Sligo is charged with the murder of Aidan Moffitt and Micheal Snee on the April 10th and 12th respectively. He is further charged with attempting to murder Anthony Burke at Cleveragh Road in Sligo on April 9, last.

According to the Irish Independent, Mr Justice Paul McDermott fixed a date of November 13, 2023 for the trial.

Defence counsel Brendan Grehan SC for Mr Palani, who appeared via video-link from Castlerea Prison in Roscommon for the brief hearing, told the judge that he expected the trial to last four weeks.

The accused was further remanded in custody.


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