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Garda detective shot dead

Tributes have poured in for a Garda detective who was shot dead in Ireland last night in a botched hold-up. Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was killed outside a credit union near Dundalk, Co Louth, at around 9.30pm last night.

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Detective shot half a mile from home

Detective garda Adrian Donohoe was killed less than half a mile from his home. Credit: Press Assocation

A detective gunned down during a botched bank heist in Ireland was killed less than half a mile from his home.

Detective garda Adrian Donohoe, a father of three in his 40s, died as he tried to prevent raiders escaping with cash from Lordship Credit Union at Bellurgan, Jenkinstown about seven miles from the border town of Dundalk, Co Louth.

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