Belfast Telegraph

Traveller wedding shooting: Man charged with murder of Barney McGinley

A man in his 20s has been charged with murder by police investigating the killing of Barney McGinley at a wedding in Co Fermanagh last month.

He has also been charged with the attempted murder of Bernard "Barney" McGinley's son who was also at the wedding in Newtownbutler.

Barney McGinley was shot in the chest in front of his wife Brigid and their grandchildren at St Mary's Catholic Church on February 11.

The accused is due to appear at Omagh Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Detective Chief Inspector Una Jennings said: "Our thoughts and sympathy continue to remain with the McGinley family at this time."

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

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