Northern Ireland

Nigel McGothigan denies murder of Kevin O'Neill

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Image caption The stabbing happened at a house in Ballycastle last April

A 29-year-old man has denied stabbing a man to death at a house in County Antrim last year.

Kevin O'Neill, 25, died following a knife attack at a house in the Stroanshesk Park area of Ballycastle on 21 April, 2013.

Nigel Thomas Martin McGothigan, whose address was given as HMP Maghaberry, pleaded not guilty when the murder charge was put to him at Antrim Crown Court, sitting in Belfast.

A trial date was set for 9 June.