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Funeral of Christopher McDonagh...16/09/08 Christopher Mc Donagh who was shot dead last week ...Picture Collins, Dublin, Colin Keegan.

Funeral of Christopher McDonagh...16/09/08 Christopher Mc Donagh who was shot dead last week ...Picture Collins, Dublin, Colin Keegan.

Funeral of Christopher McDonagh...16/09/08 Christopher Mc Donagh who was shot dead last week ...Picture Collins, Dublin, Colin Keegan.

DRAMATIC footage of the last minutes in the lives of two Dublin men gunned down in the city is to be featured in tonight's Crimecall.

Christopher Warren (35) was dropped off at St James Hospital with fatal gunshot wounds on December 28 and Christopher McDonagh (27) was shot dead in his Clondalkin home On September 9, 2008.

CCTV footage of Warren being dumped at the hospital and of McDonagh's killers arriving at his home will be shown on the RTE programme.

Warren, from Theresa's Gardens in Dublin, was shot in a lane near Constitution Hill in Broadstone in Dublin city centre before being taken by car and dropped off at the hospital.

Warren's younger brother Paul (24) became one of the first victims of the Crumlin/ Drimnagh feud when he was shot dead in a south inner city pub in February 2004.

Christopher Warren was not a gangland criminal but was a prolific burglar, who was well known to gardai and had dozens of convictions dating from the mid-1990s.

Gardai believe he had been drinking and gambling in the Meath Street area the afternoon of his death.

Some time after 6pm an associate said he found Warren on the ground, brought him to the hospital and left him there.

The programme has CCTV footage of the car arriving at the hospital and gardai are appealing to the public to help them with their investigation.

Christopher McDonagh was shot dead at home in Woodavens estate in Ronanstown, West Dublin, and the CCTV footage, which will be shown for the first time, shows the gunmen arriving at the house.

Gardai believe the second-hand car dealer was shot after falling foul of a drug trafficker.

McDonagh was shot in his bedroom and, despite being badly wounded, made his escape through a window on to the roof of the front porch and then jumped on to the bonnet of his car

His attackers pumped at least four more shots into McDonagh before he reached his front gate.

The two men made their getaway in a dark coloured saloon- car, with a taxi sign on the roof.

McDonagh was linked in the past to a number of major criminal players in west and south Dublin and had reached a settlement for an estimated €110,000 with the Criminal Assets Bureau, in 2006.

Crimecall will be broadcast tonight at 10.35pm on RTE One


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