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Arklow Man Given 11 Year Sentence For Manslaughter

A 44-year-old Wicklow man has been jailed for 10 years after being found guilty of the manslaughter of a local fisherman over two years ago.

Darren Houlden, with an address at The Crescent, Meadowvale in Arklow, admitted killing Stephen 'Apples' Kavanagh at the same address in the early hours of May the 6th in 2019, following a row over missing drugs.Ms Justice Carmel Stewart handed down an 11 year sentence, with  the final year suspended.

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