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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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Enda Kenny pays tribute to Garda detective shot dead

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was shot dead in Ireland last night in a botched hold-up was an "outrageous and appalling act of cold blooded violence". He said:

(It) has left a family without a husband and father and the Garda Siochana without a brave and valued member.

On behalf of the Government and of the people I would like to express my condolences to Adrian's wife and children and to all his extended family at this unbearably sad time.

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