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Murder of Jason Carroll on the 29/8/13

Michael KellyThe Gardaí at Clondalkin Garda Station are investigating the murder of 39 year old Jason Carroll. He was shot outside his family home at Cherrywood in Clondalkin, Dublin 22 on the 29th August 2013 at approximately 10.30 pm.

Earlier that evening Jason visited his mother’s house at Harelawn estate. He left at just after 10pm. Jason travelled to his own house in Cherrywood, Clondalkin. He was accompanied by a male passenger. The route he travelled took him by the 9th lock on the Grand Canal, turning right towards Fonthill. He then drove through the two roundabout’s leading to Nangor road. He turned left into Cherrywood Estate and left again onto Cherrywood Drive.

Jason parked on the roadway near his house and walked into the driveway. He was only a short distance from his front door when he was shot a number of times by a man armed with a handgun and fatally wounded.

The gunman ran from the driveway to the road where he was picked up by a Renault Clio bearing false registration plates 07 WW 2407.The correct registration is 06 D 27115.The car was stolen during a burglary in Sandyford sometime between 23/9/2012 and 5/10/2012, some 11 months earlier.

The Clio had approached the scene from Corcaigh Park direction. It had the headlights turned off in the Cherrywood estate. When the car left the scene it turned right and then left at the next roundabout onto Nangor road towards Newcastle.

The car then turned right by the grounds of the old Polly Hop’s pub and on towards the 12th lock bridge on the Grand Canal. The car was abandoned and set alight at the entrance to the Rock Road Mansions Halting Site.


• On a date between the 23/9/12 and the 5/10/12 the Renault Clio 06-D-27115 was stolen from Sandyford, Co Dublin.

• Any sightings of this car from the time it was stolen until shooting.

• Anyone with information in relation to cloned registration number 07-WW-2407.

Time Line of Renault Clio

• 22.05 Turns right onto South Circular Rd from Rialto Cottages

• 22.05 Goes right at Bird Flanagan’s Pub and continues on South Circular Rd.

• 22.06 Passes the Eurospar on S.C.R heading towards Hilton Hotel then turns left at Hilton Hotel at Kilmainham Courthouse

• 22.07 Passes the Ulster bank in Inchicore on Tyrconnell Rd

• 22.08 Passes the Luas track at Davitt Rd, Blackhorse heading away from town

• 22.09 Passes the Kylemore Rd ( R112)/Naas Rd (junction at 22:09

• 22.15 Car turns right at Newlands Cross onto the Fonthill Rd R113

• 22.17 Car turns into Cherrywood Estate

• 22.30 Car heads away from the scene in Cherrywood towards the Outer Ring Rd out to where the car gets burnt out.

Description of Gunman:

• Early 20’s, with medium build and dark neatly cut hair. He wore a baseball cap


Gardaí at Clondalkin Garda Station are investigating              Telephone 01 666 7600