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  • Murder of Noel Kirwan

    Gardaí at Ronanstown Garda Station are investigating the murder of 62 year old Noel Kirwan on December 22nd 2016 shortly after 5pm at St. Ronan's Drive, Ronanstown.

    Earlier that evening Noel had been out for a family meal in the Sundrive Road area of Dublin. After leaving the restaurant he dropped off his partner's daughter at her home before continuing with his partner to St. Ronan's Drive.

    Noel had just driven into the driveway of a house and was still sitting in the driver's seat when a gunman walked into the driveway and fired a number of shots, fatally wounding Noel. The gunman left the scene in a waiting van, a white Peugeot Partner, registration number 10 CE 9834.

    Noel's children, Donna and Kristopher made an emotional appeal on Crimecall for any information on those responsible.

    APPEAL POINTS

    • Were you in the area of St. Ronan's Drive or St. Ronan's Avenue earlier that day?
    • Do you have any information on the white Peugeot Partner van, registration number 10 CE 9834 prior to December 22nd?
    • Were you in the Neilstown Shopping Centre area that evening? You may have noticed the suspects get out of the white Peugeot van. Did you see where they went?

    DESCRIPTION OF GUNMAN

    • Wore a black hoodie
    • Face covered with a scarf

    GETAWAY ROUTE

    The van left the scene via St.Ronans Avenue and along Neilstown Road before being abandoned and set alight at the rear of Neilstown Shopping centre.

    Gardaí at Ronanstown Garda Station are investigating. Telephone 01 6667700

  • Murder of Mark Burke

    Gardaí at Ballyfermot Garda Station are investigating the death of 36 year old Mark Burke whose partial remains were found at Thornton's Recycling Plant on the Killeen Road in Ballyfermot on the 31st July 2014, (the August Bank Holiday weekend).

    Mark was born and lived his life in the Sandyford and Dún Laoghaire areas of south Dublin. Up until shortly before his death, Mark had been living at Bentley House in Dún Laoghaire. Gardaí have established that the last confirmed sighting of Mark was at Dún Laoghaire District Court on 28th July 2014 at 2.30pm.

    In an interview with Crimecall, Mark's father Noel appealed directly to the public for their help to find out how and why his son died.

    APPEAL POINTS

    • There is a period of up to 80 hours before his death for which Mark's movements are unknown. The appeal is focused on the Dún Laoghaire area.
    • Did you know Mark, or were you in his company? Did you see or speak to him, between 2.30pm on the 28th July and the 31st July 2014?

    Gardaí at Blanchardstown Garda Station are investigating. Telephone 01 6667000

  • Murder of Charlie Self

    Gardaí at Dún Laoghaire Garda Station are investigating the murder of Charlie Self who was fatally stabbed in his home in 1982.

    On the 21st of January, 1982 at 8.50am Charlie's body was found in his home on Brighton Avenue, Monkstown, Co Dublin by his house mate. He had been stabbed multiple times. He was 32 years old.

    The previous night, 20th January 1982, Charlie was socialising in Dublin city centre. He was seen in the Bailey Bar at around 8.30pm and was later seen in the South William Public House where he remained until around 10.30pm. He then went to Bartley Dunne's pub on Stephens Street Lower where he remained with friends until approximately 11.30pm.

    He then continued alone to the Hot Pot Café on Burgh Quay where he ordered food to take away. He chatted to people in the queue and left the café just after midnight. Shortly after 12.05am he was seen by witnesses outside the public toilets on Burgh Quay talking to two men.

    The next sighting of Charlie was at 12.20am when he got a taxi from the rank at Eden Quay with another man. The taxi arrived at Charlie's home in Brighton Avenue at 12.40am where both passengers got out.

    APPEAL POINTS

    * Were you in the Hot Pot Cafe that night and did you see or speak to Charlie?

    * Are you one of the two men that spoke to Charlie outside the public toilets on Burgh Quay that night?

    * Are you the man that shared the taxi with Charlie to his home on Brighton Avenue?

    * In the Ireland of 1982, there were still prejudices against the homosexual community and some people may have been afraid to come forward. Gardaí wish to reassure anyone thinking about coming forward now that they will be treated with sensitivity.

    DESCRIPTION OF TAXI PASSENGER

    • Early to mid 20's
    • Average build and height
    • 'Longish' face
    • Clean shaven
    • Wore a neat two piece suit

    DESCRIPTION OF FIRST MAN AT BURGH QUAY

    • 25 years old
    • Skinny build
    • Black hair
    • Black leather jacket
    • Jeans

    DESCRIPTION OF SECOND MAN AT BURGH QUAY

    • 'Plump' looking
    • Average build
    • Dirty blonde collar length thick hair
    • Black jacket with white stripes down left side

    Gardaí at Dún Laoghaire Garda Station are investigating. Telephone 01 6665000

  • Murder of Michael Gallagher

    On the 18th of January 2007, Michael Gallagher and his partner were at home on Tymonville Road, Tallaght. Just after 10.00pm there was a knock at the door. Michael's partner answered. Two men entered the house and went past her into the kitchen. Unprovoked, they stabbed Michael, who fell to the floor. The assailants then fled on foot - leaving Michael to die from his injuries..

    A decade later Gardaí are still hunting the killers, and would like to hear from anyone with information about this attack, especially if you saw two men near Michael's home around 10pm that evening - or noticed anything suspicious in the Tymonville area.

    APPEAL POINTS

    • Did you see two men on the roadway near Tymonville Road, around 10pm that evening?
    • Did you see any unusual activity in the Tymonville area on the evening of 18th January 2007?

    Gardaí at Tallaght Garda Station are investigating. Telephone 01 6666000

  • Wanted on Warrant

    The Gardaí at the Garda Extradition Unit are looking for information on the current whereabouts of Yan Ye Hao.

    DESCRIPTION

    • Chinese national
    • DOB 14/06/1981
    • Has previously lived the Caribbean

    Gardaí at Garda Extradition Unit are investigating. Telephone 01-6662717

  • Wanted on Warrant

    The Gardaí at the Garda Extradition Unit are also looking for information on the current whereabouts of Romanian national Fernando Mihai.

    DESCRIPTION

    • DOB 11/05/1996 or alias 01/07/1997
    • 5 ft 7"
    • Medium build
    • Straight black hair
    • Facial mole to the right of his nose
    • May be living on the North Circular Road, Dublin

    Gardaí at Garda Extradition Unit are investigating. Telephone 01-6662717

  • Wanted on Warrant

    The Gardaí at the Garda Extradition Unit are looking for information on the current whereabouts of Romanian national Luviu Biliuta.

    DESCRIPTION

    • DOB 03/06/1965
    • 5ft 7"
    • Athletic build
    • Brown hair
    • Green eyes, oval face
    • Slightly bald headed

    Gardaí at Garda Extradition Unit are investigating. Telephone 01-6662717

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