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The lonely bog lane where Christy Daly's body was found at Kilbride, Clara, Co Offaly in late December 2013. Brian Lawless/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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Young man arrested in Christy Daly murder case

Two men have already been charged with the murder of man shot a number of times and dumped in a drain.

A 23-YEAR-OLD man is being held at Tullamore Garda station in relation to the murder of Christy Daly last December.

Daly, 47, was found dead in a drain at Kilbride near Clara, Co Offaly on 29 December last. He had been shot several times and his body was lying close to a mobile home where he had been living since his release from Portlaoise jail just a few weeks earlier.

Two men have already been charged with Christy Daly’s murder – 23-year-old Ross Allen of Kilmonaghan Lodge, Clara and Matthew Gralton, 20, of Mount Prospect, Roscommon.

Clara murder: Christy Daly shot a number of times>