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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.

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

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>

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