We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.


Two arrested men released without charge in investigation of woman's body found in Westport

The men, in their 50s and 30s, were arrested yesterday.

TWO MEN WHO were arrested as part of an investigation into the discovery of a woman’s body have been released without charge.

 The men, in their 50s and 30s, were arrested yesterday.

They were detained at Castlebar Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and have now been released.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Publin Prosecutions, gardaí said.

The woman’s body was discovered at an apartment on Castlebar Street, Westport in  Co Mayo, on Saturday 31 July.

A post-mortem on the woman, who was aged in her early 40s, has been completed, but the results are not being released for “operational reasons”.