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Fatal Shooting in Ardee, Louth on the 29/10/10 - Update

In relation to the fatal shooting of a man and the injury of another man in Ardee (previous releases below refer) Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have been in the Sliabh Breagh area of Ardee at approximately 9pm last night, 29th October 2010 or have any information to contact the incident room in Ardee Garda Station on 041-6853222.

In addition Gardai are anxious to talk to a taxi driver who carried a male passenger from Ardee travelling in the direction of Dublin shortly after 11pm last night.  The driver is asked to contact Gardai on the number above or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.


Garda Press Office

16.30hrs 30/10/10


In relation to the death of the man in Ardee, Co. Louth this morning (30.10.2010) Gardaí will provide a press briefing at Ardee Garda Station at 3p.m. this afternoon

See original press release below. 


Garda Press & Public Relations Office.

1.40Hrs  30/10/10


Gardai in Ardee are investigating all the circumstances following a shooting incident at approximately 11 p.m. last night 29th October, 2010 at Sliabh Breagh, Ardee.

A body of a male was discovered in an open area at Sliabh Breagh shortly after 4 a.m. this morning, on 30th October, 2010.  The scene has been sealed off and has been preserved pending the arrival of the Garda Technical Bureau.

Gardai are appealing to any persons who may have been in the Sliabh Breagh area from 10p.m. last night or anyone with information to contact the incident room at Ardee 041 - 6871130, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

No more information is available at this stage.