Saturday 3 December 2016

Arrest in taxi driver murder investigation

Elaine Keogh

Published 24/05/2016 | 02:30

The scene in Kilcurry, Dundalk, where the body of Martin Mulligan was discovered
The scene in Kilcurry, Dundalk, where the body of Martin Mulligan was discovered

Gardaí have arrested a 22-year-old man in relation to the murder of taxi driver Martin Mulligan last year.

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Mr Mulligan (53) was stabbed and beaten to death on September 28. His body was discovered lying on the side of the Dundalk to Armagh road, 200 metres from his car, by a woman driving along the R177 in Co Louth.

A 22-year-old man was arrested in the Dundalk area last night and was detained at Dundalk garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Father-of-two Mr Mulligan was described by friends and family as a "hard-working family man" and a "real gentleman".

Irish Independent

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