Two Arrested In Connection With Ciaran O'Connell Murder

A gardai investigation into the killing of Ciaran O’Connell has led to the arrest of two men, both in their early twenties.

O’Connell died on Wednesday after being assaulted at a St Patrick’s Day party on Sunday night.

The men, who have yet to be named, were arrested early this morning were arrested early this morning at their homes in Mullagh, Co Cavan and Kells, Co Meath.

They are both being detained in Bailieborough Garda Station.

Mr O'Connell, 22, had gone to the party at a rented house in his home village of Mullagh on 17 March and was seriously injured in an incident in the early hours of the following morning.

Mr O'Connell was rushed to Cavan General Hospital before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, where he died on Wednesday.


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