Jury is sworn in in the case of a Kerry man accused of the murder of his sister

Opening statements are to be heard in the morning in the case of a Kerry man accused of the murder of his sister.Robert O Brien is accused of the murder of Elizabeth McCarthy in September 2004, he is also facing another charge. He has entered two pleas of not guilty. Robert O Brien had been charged with the manslaughter of Elizabeth McCarthy, however this charge was withdrawn and a charge of murder brought in February of last year.The body of the mother of three was found in the river Finglas near Kearneys bridge at Ballyard by a man walking his dog in September 2004.