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Thursday 31 July 2014

Gardai wind down probe into attacks

Luke Byrne

Published 25/03/2013|04:00

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Regina Sweeney: wife of detective

GARDAI are winding down their investigations after the wife of a detective claimed she was attacked three times in her home by intruders.

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Officers have been unable to identify any suspects in the alleged attacks on boutique owner Regina Sweeney (36). They had been working on the theory that a gang had attacked her because of her garda connections.

Ms Sweeney said she was first attacked in her home near Castlebar, Co Mayo, in Decem-ber by two men. Following that incident, she appeared on 'The Late Late Show' during a discussion about a rural crime wave.

She claimed a second attack occurred last month when she was taunted that she "wasn't as cocky now as on the telly".

Ms Sweeney said a third attack happened last week.

Irish Independent

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