A Dublin man has been charged at the Special Criminal Court in relation to the murder of Michael Barr at the Sunset House in Dublin.

He was shot dead in the pub almost two years ago.

Martin Aylmer, 31, of Casino Park, Marino, was charged with participating in or contributing to activity intending to facilitate the commission by a criminal organisation or any of its members of a serious offence, namely the murder of Michael Barr at the Sunset House, Summerhill Parade, Dublin 1 on 25 April 2016.

He was also charged with participating in or contributing to activity being reckless, as to whether said participation or contribution could facilitate the commission of the murder of Mr Barr.

The offences are alleged to have occurred between 23 April and 25 April 2016.

Garda David Chapman, of Bridewell garda station, gave evidence of the arrest of Mr Aylmer.

He told State solicitor Michael O'Donovan that he arrested Mr Aylmer at his home address and informed him of a number of charges he was facing.

He then conveyed the accused to the Bridewell Garda Station, the court heard.

Garda Chapman said that Mr Aylmer made no reply when cautioned.

Mr Justice Tony Hunt, presiding, sitting with Judge Patricia Ryan and Judge Ann Ryan, remanded the accused man in custody until tomorrow, when a bail application is expected to be made.