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Murder of Ciaran Noonan on the 20/10/11

Ciaran Noonan

Ciaran Noonan was walking on Russell Avenue East, East Wall, Dublin 3 at approx 4:30pm on Thursday,  the 20th October 2011 when the occupants of a black VW Golf alighted from the vehicle, assaulted him with an iron bar and bundled him into the rear of the car.  This vehicle is a black coloured VW Golf Registration number 05 D 88805 (4 door saloon with small rear spoiler, spoked wheels and tinted windows).  Gardaí are also interested in a blue BMW 3 series with 3/4 males on board which was seen in the East Wall area on the day of the abduction.

This black VW Golf registration number 05 D 88805 is then believed to have travelled from Russell Avenue East onto Church Road, left onto Mary's Road and right onto West Road.  This vehicle then travelled left at the roundabout onto Ossary Road, left onto North Strand Road, straight on Amiens Street taking a right turn onto Buckingham Street, right onto Summerhill and straight up the North Circular Road passing through junction with Dorset Street.

This VW Golf 05 D 88805 was later abandoned at approximately 8:15pm on the same day, Thursday, the 20th October 2011 in an underground car-park at Killegland Apartment complex in Ashbourne Village, Co. Meath.

The body of Ciaran Noonan was located in an area of land approx 5 miles from Trim in Tullaghmeaden, Drumree, Co Meath (known locally as Tullameadow) on Friday evening, the 4th November 2011. 

• Gardaí are Appealing to anyone who may have information with regard to this incident or who may have seen the following:

• A black VW Golf registration number 05 D 88805 in the East wall area, along the route as set out above, the Ashbourne area where it was later abandoned and/or also in the Co. Meath general area on Thursday the 20th October, 2011.

• Anything unusual, no matter how insignificant it may seem in the Tullaghmeaden area from the 20th October 2011 until the discovery of Ciaran Noonan's body on the 4th November 2011.    

Gardaí at Store Street Garda Station are investigating                                          Telephone 01 6668000