Two Men Arrested In Connection With 2006 Murder Of Denis Donaldson

Gardaí investigating the death of Denis Donaldson in 2006 have arrested two men in Co Donegal.

Mr Donaldson, a senior Sinn Féin official, had been exposed as an agent for M15 in 2005.

He was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties, Co Donegal where he'd been living since his exposure.

In 2008 the Real IRA claimed responsibility for Mr Donaldson's murder, however, garda have said that circumstances surrounding the case remained "unclear".

Gardaí arrested two men, aged in their 40s and 70s, in connection with their investigation on Tuesday night.

In light of the arrest garda renewed their appeal for anyone who may have information in relation to this investigation to contact them at the Incident Room at Letterkenny Garda Station at 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666111 or any garda station.


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