Garda shooting of dissident republican in 1998 to be investigated

Tuesday 01 July 2014 23.54
The Govt is to establish a Commission of Investigation
The Govt is to establish a Commission of Investigation

The Government is to establish a Commission of Investigation into the shooting dead of Ronan McLoughlin by the gardaí in 1998.

The dissident republican was part of a gang that was attempting to rob a Securicor van in Ashford, Co Wicklow.

He was a member of the Real IRA.

His partner took a case to the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the investigation into his death.