Unsolved mid-Kerry murder to feature on Crimecall tonight

A murder in mid-Kerry, which has gone unsolved for five years, will be the subject of a renewed appeal on television this evening.

58-year-old James Cahillane was found dead at his home in Ardraw Beaufort on April 19th 2012.

After returning from a night out he was violently assaulted by an attacker, who then set fire to the house in a bid to conceal the crime.

Gardai believe the attacker was more than likely known to Mr Cahillane and a hammer head found at the scene could have been the murder weapon.

The murder will feature on RTE’s Crimecall this evening.

James Cahillane’s daughter Lisa, who spoke at a press briefing last week in Killarney, is among those interviewed for the piece: