Gardaí are questioning a 29-year-old man in connection with the murder of a father of three in Swords, Co Dublin in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Dermot Byrne, 56, died after he was attacked on Swords Main Street.

This afternoon a pool club Mr Byrne was a member of paid tribute to him.

The Irish Blackball Association said he was one of the nicest and most genuine people anyone could wish to meet.