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Murder of Jim Mulqueen in Ardagh, Limerick in 2009

The Gardaí at Henry Street Garda Station are re-appealing for information in relation to the Murder of ninety two year old Jim Mulqueen in October 2009.

Jim’s body was found in his home at Ballymakerry, Kilcoman, by a neighbour on the morning of Friday the 23 October 2009. There was no sign of forced entry at Jim’s home, however the front door was open and a sum of money was missing from the house.

Jim was a defenceless man who lived a simple life, he occasionally socialised at a local pub in Newcastle West and visited a local bookies. Jim was recorded on CCTV in a book makers just a week before his death.

The last sighting of Jim was on Thursday the 22 October 2012 around midday filling the kettle from a barrel of water outside his house. 


  • - Anybody at this stage who may have any information, who for whatever reason has not come forward to please contact us.
  • - Did anyone see anybody acting suspiciously in the Kilcolman area or in the immediate vicinity of Ballymakerry on the days preceding the finding of Jim's body?
  • - Anyone within the community who may be able to assist with this investigation to come forward. The investigation team are anxious to speak to any person(s) who feel that they may now be in a position to contact them and would like to assure them that they will be treated in a sensitive manner.

Henry Street Garda Station, Investigating, Tel: (061) - 212400