Man to be charged with robbery at credit union where Garda was shot dead – The Irish Times

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the robbery of a credit union in Co Louth, where Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead in January 2013.

The man was arrested Friday evening at Dublin Airport after being extradited from the United Kingdom.

He was held overnight at a Garda station in Dublin. The man is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice on Saturday morning, charged in connection with a robbery of the Lordship Credit Union, Co Louth, in January 2013.

Det Garda Donohoe was attached to the detective unit in Dundalk. The fatal shooting occurred on January 25, 2013, at approximately 9:30 p.m. at the credit union in Bellurgan, Jenkinstown near Dundalk.

The detective was on duty as an escort for the delivery of money from four credit unions on the Carlingford Peninsula when the robbery took place.

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