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Murder of Michal Kurek in August 2017

Murder of Michal Kurek

Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station are appealing for information in relation to the murder of thirty three year old Polish man Michal Kurek whose body was discovered at the Grange Road, just south of the main Ballyboughal to Oldtown Road, Co. Dublin, on Friday 4th August 2017.

Michal’s last movements were captured throughout the city and surrounding areas on several different CCTV cameras. Michal took a train from Drumcondra station at about 10.35am on Thursday 3rd August. A short time later he travelled to Blanchardstown shopping centre and went to the Library nearby. He then got another train from Coolmine Station to Clonsilla Station arriving there at around 8.50pm. This is the last known sighting of Michal alive.

His body was discovered at 10.40am the following morning, he had been stabbed multiple times.


• Michal had recently become homeless but frequented the Ongar area of Dublin 15. Gardaí are appealing to anyone who knew Michal from this area and may have information about his murder to come forward.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information in relation to the movements of Michal after he left Clonsilla train station at 8.50pm until his body was discovered the following morning.

• Gardaí are appealing to the Polish Community in Dublin to assist them with their investigation.   

Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station are investigating - 01 802 0510