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Update Arrest - Discovery of a Man's Body in Unexplained Circumstances - Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare 7th January 2022

Issue Date: 7th January 2022

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a man's body (70s) at a domestic residence in Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare this morning, 7th January 2022, have arrested a man (30s) for offences under the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, 1997.

The man is currently detained in Ennis Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is being carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau. State Pathologist Margaret Bolster has attended the scene.

The body of the man has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem will take place.  The results of this post mortem will direct the course of the investigation.

Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Ennistymon Garda Station on 065 707 2180 the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.  No Garda Spokesperson is available.