Student (21) was beaten to death over gay pass at farmer, trial told

The motive for killing a gay student in Clare two years ago was the issue of homosexuality, according to a Central Criminal Court prosecutor.

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Bernard Condon was giving his closing speech in the trial of a farmer charged with murdering the 21-year-old.

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Joe Heffernan (33), of Cappagh Beg, Barefield, Ennis, denies murdering Eoin Ryan at that address on June 7, 2011.

The Newhall law student’s body was found in a barrel on his farm that morning, after Mr Heffernan reported killing “the devil”.

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