46-year-old man charged with the murder of Valerie French Kilroy in Co Mayo 1 month ago

46-year-old man charged with the murder of Valerie French Kilroy in Co Mayo

A 46-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Valerie French Kilroy.

James Kilroy appeared before a sitting of Castlebar District Court at 2pm this afternoon. He had been arrested in connection with the death.

41-year-old French Kilroy was found dead in her Co Mayo home on Friday.

The mother-of-three's body was discovered by Gardaí at the house in the Kilbree Lower area of Westport.

Her remains were taken to Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar for a postmortem yesterday.

The results of the postmortem have not been released for operational reasons.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area between the hours of 12pm Thursday, June 13 and 12pm Friday, June 14 to contact the incident room at Castlebar Garda Station on 094 9038200, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.