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Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher

He was shot dead in a field in Meath.

Image: Sam Boal

GARDAÍ HAVE RENEWED their appeal over the 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher.

Paul (26) was shot dead in a field at Ballymacan, Slane, Meath on Monday 28 July 2014.

At around 10.30pm that night, Paul travelled to Ballymacan, Collon in the company of a man. In Tullyallen village prior to arriving at Ballymacan, they were joined by two other men. Paul’s body was discovered in a field two days later and reported to An Garda Síochána.

Paul Gallagher died from a number of gunshot wounds.

An Garda Síochána made appeals for public information at the time and on ‘Crimecall’ in September 2014.

A number of arrests have been made in relation to this investigation. No person has been charged with the murder of Paul Gallagher to date.

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Today at Trim Circuit Court a 34-year-old male was convicted and imprisoned for withholding information in relation to the murder of Paul Gallagher contrary to Section 9 Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act 1998.

Investigating Gardaí continue to appeal to the public for information on the murder of Paul Gallagher.A garda spokesman said: “With the passage of time some person may now be in a position to provide information to investigating Gardaí that they could not provide at the time, or maybe some person who did provide information at the time may be now in a position to provide further information.

“Anyone with information can contact investigating Gardaí at Navan Garda Station 046 9036100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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