Tuesday 23 January 2018

Funeral details revealed for victim of gangland shooting

Darragh Nugent, a father of three, was gunned down
Darragh Nugent, a father of three, was gunned down
Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

A man shot dead outside his home in West Dublin will be laid to rest after a funeral tomorrow.

Darragh Nugent, a father-of-three, was shot dead outside his home on Wheatfield Avenue in Clondalkin on Monday, September 11.

The victim was well known to gardaí and detectives believe his killers were lying in wait for him before they pounced at 9.40pm.

A funeral notice, posted online in the last 24 hours, says the father is "sadly missed by his loving partner, sons, daughter, father, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends".

He is reposing at his home today and he will be removed to the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Rowlagh arriving for 10am mass on Friday.

His remains will be brought immediately after to Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Nugent's close friend John Gibson (28) was shot dead on Monday as part of the same feud.

Gibson was lured to a car park in Saggart before being shot in the head and at least three times in the body.

John Gibson leaving Blanchardstown District Court. Blanchardstown, Dublin.
John Gibson leaving Blanchardstown District Court. Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Another close associate of both men and veteran gangland criminal John Gilligan remains under threat from the gang responsible for the double killing.

There is expected to be a garda presence at tomorrow's funeral as tensions continue in the area.

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