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Man and woman found dead in Carlow from gunshot wounds identified

A post mortem examination has confirmed that the 53-year-old man and 51-year-old woman died as a result of gunshot wounds.

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THE MAN AND woman discovered dead at a premises in Carlow yesterday have been named by Gardaí as 53-year-old John Deegan from Cadamstown, Birr, Co Offaly and 51-year-old Deirdre Keenan of Carragh Road, Naas, Co Kildare.

A post mortem examination carried out by Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael Curtis, confirmed that both of the deceased died as a result of gunshot wounds.

Gardaí believe the couple travelled in the Wexford area on Wednesday and Thursday, 20 and 21 February, and would like to hear from anyone who may have had contact with them during that time.

Gardai are appealing to anyone who was in the area of Centaur Street in Carlow between 10pm and 1pm on Monday 25 February who may have seen anything unusual to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 – 9136620, the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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