Monday 22 December 2014

Man released without charge following arrest in connection to Cathal Sweeney's death

Published 17/02/2014 | 18:51

17/02/2014 The remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
The remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
The remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
The remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
the remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
the remains of Cathal Sweeney leave the Church of St. Paul of the Cross during his funeral mass at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Mourners at the funeral mass of Cathal Sweeney at the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Rugby pundit Brent Pope during the funeral mass of Cathal Sweeney at the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Mourners at the funeral mass of Cathal Sweeney at the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Mourners at the funeral mass of Cathal Sweeney at the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Cathal Sweeney

A man has been released without charge following his arrest today in relation to the death of Cathal Sweeney earlier in the month.

Mr Sweeney was a former captain of St Mary's Rugby Club in Templeogue, whose son David previously captained the Dublin senior hurlers.

He suffered serious head injuries and died later in hospital following an incident at a flat in Terenure on February 8.

The man arrested today was the second person to be arrested by investigating Gardai.

A male aged in his 30s is currently charged and before the courts in connection with this investigation.

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