Man questioned about murder of Gorey teenager

By Dan Walsh

A man is being questioned at Carlow Garda Station as part of the investigation into the murder of Conor O’Brien, (19), from Gorey, which occurred in Enfield Co. Meath last Thursday night.

CONOR O’BRIEN (Pic; Garda Press Office).

Shortly after 10pm on Tuesday, Gardaí responded to reports of an incident at a premises in Carlow town.

A man found to be in possession of a hand gun was arrested by Gardaí at the scene. He was taken to Carlow Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939. He can he detained for up to three days.

The firearm has been removed for ballistic examination. The investigation is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

Private cremation of Conor O’Brien, Clonattin Estate, Gorey, took place today (Wednesday).

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