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Murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe on the 25/1/13

Items mentioned - Detective Garda Adrian Donohue

The Gardaí at Dundalk Garda Station are renewing their appeal for information in relation to the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohue on Friday, the 25th January 2013.

Detective Garda Donohue was carrying out a cash escort at Lordship Credit Union on Friday evening and was fatally wounded by an armed raider who carried out a robbery at the premises.

Gardaí believe the vehicle used in connection with this incident was stolen during a burglary in Clougherhead, Co. Louth between Tuesday, the 22nd and Wednesday, the 23rd of January 2013.

A Cosatto Zoomi Group 1 2 3 High Back Booster child’s car seat was in this vehicle when it was stolen and has not been located.


A hammer or Mallet was recovered at the scene, this hammer is a soft face hammer.

These are used by the following tradesmen, Panel beaters, Mechanics, or motorbike mechanics (used for motorcycles or quads, used for hammering in parts so not to damage them, e.g. shocks, bearings, or other metal parts.).  The Rubber head on one side and the hard plastic on the other are for hammering in e.g. shocks or bearings so as not to damage them. 

The Hammer or Mallet shown has been on the market for a number of years, however it is not readily available in your local hardware store. 

Gardaí at Dundalk Garda Station are investigating                               Telephone 042 9388400