Tributes to police officer shot dead

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said he had been deeply saddened to hear of his colleague's death.

He was a very popular member of An Garda Siochana, a very efficient member, someone who was revered both by his peers and members of the community where he served.

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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.