Gardai make arrest in Adrian Donohoe murder probe

A man in his 20s has been arrested in Dublin

Barry Landy

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Barry Landy

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Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was murdered in 2013. PIC: Ciara Wilkinson

Gardai have made an arrest in connection with the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

A man in his 20s has been arrested in Dublin (Sunday, February 25th) by officers from Dundalk Gardai. 

He is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda station under the provisions of section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007 as amended.

Det Garda Donohoe was murdered during an armed robbery at Lordship Credit Union on January 25th 2013. 

Last week, it was reported that the FBI were increasing their efforts in apprehending two suspects in the murder who are believed to be living in the grater Boston area of Massachusetts.

Speaking on the fifth anniversary of the murder last month, Louth Chief Superintendent Christy Mangan made further appeals for information in relation to the murder and said, "The persons involved in this murder have no doubt received logistical and emotional support from their families and friends."

Adrian Donohoe died aged 41, survived by wife Caroline and his two young children. He spent his entire Garda career in Dundalk, rising to the rank of Detective. He resided in Bellurgan.