Graham Dwyer held over Elaine O'Hara murder to ask for bail

Graham Dwyer
Image caption Graham Dwyer is charged with the murder of Elaine O'Hara

A 41-year-old man, charged with the murder of a child care worker in the Republic of Ireland, is to apply for bail.

The remains of Elaine O'Hara, 36, were found in the Dublin mountains in September. She had been missing for more than a year.

Graham Dwyer, a father of two with an address at Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, County Dublin, is charged with murdering Ms O'Hara on 22 August 2012.

In court on Friday, he remained silent.

His solicitor indicated that an application would be made to the High Court for bail in the next few weeks.

Mr Dwyer has not entered a formal plea as yet. An earlier court was told that when he was charged, he had replied "not guilty".

On Friday, he was further remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court on 20 November.

Ms O'Hara from Killiney, Dublin, who also had a part-time job in a newsagents, was last seen at about 18:15 BST on 22 August near Shanganagh cemetery in south Dublin, where her mother is buried.

Her remains were found in undergrowth by a woman walking her dog at Killakee mountain, Rathfarnham, on 13 September.

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