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Murder of Gerard Moran

Murdered: Gerard Moran

The Gardaí in Fitzgibbon Street are investigating the murder of Gerard Moran. Gerard was gunned down almost 10 years ago on the 21st November 1998,when he was shot at St Josephs Avenue, Drumcondra.


On the evening of the shooting Gerard was delivering Chinese takeaway for a Chinese restaurant located at Dorset Street. At 10.40pm an order was placed to the restaurant, which the victim was to deliver to an address at St Joseph's Avenue.


At 11pm Gerard arrived at the location on his motorbike. The bike, a Yamaha 125, was fitted with two freezer boxes. Investigators believe that the gunmen approached from the “Some Like It Hot” direction and that he then shot his victim twice in the left leg.


The gunmen then left the scene on a motorbike with a noisy exhaust. The victim was then removed to hospital were he subsequently died from his injuries on 24th November 1998.


Investigating Gardaí:- Fitzgibbon Street Telephone 01 666 8400