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Investigation into the murder of Matt Farrell, Daingean, Offaly on the 1/4/09 - Renewed appeal

One year on Gardai investigating the murder of Matt Farrell at the Gaelic Bar, Daingean, Co. Offaly on the 1st of April 2009 are renewing their appeal for information from the public.

The body of Matt Farrell, 64 years, was found in his pub on the morning of the 1st of April.  A post mortem examination carried out later that day found that Mr Farrell died as a result of head injuries.

A murder investigation has been ongoing for the last year and Gardai have made a number of arrests.

Inspector Pat Murray of Tullamore Garda Station said “Gardai are appealing for any person who has any information to come forward and to consider the family of Matt Farrell, who are seeking closure in the case.”

The public are reminded that Crimestoppers are offering a reward in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 9327607.


Garda Press Office