Donohoe case gets renewed attention
INVESTIGATORS ARE BOOSTED BY THE ARREST IN IRENE WHITE MURDER CASE AFTER 12 YEARS
THE ARREST of a man, after almost 12 years, for the murder of Irene White has given the team of detectives working on the Adrian Donohoe fresh hope of a breakthrough in their case as the community marks the fourth anniversary of the 42-year-old’s death tomorrow ( Wednesday).
A source told the Argus that the team working on the Donohoe case has ‘received renewed hope of a breakthrough’ following Saturday’s charge. Detective Donohoe’s anniversary Mass takes place in St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church at 9.30am.
GARDAI working on the fouryear-old Adrian Donohoe murder case have been boosted by news of the arrest of a 34-yearold man in connection with the murder of Irene White almost 12 years ago.
The charging of Anthony Lambe with the murder of the Dundalk mum came ‘out of the blue’ according to sources, who told the Argus that detectives working on finding those responsible for their colleagues murder, which happened four years ago tomorrow, have renewed hope that they too can get a breakthrough in their case in which no arrests have yet been made.
‘ There is definitely renewed hope in the team investigating Adrian’s death that charges can be brought to justice, no matter how long it takes, that a breakthrough can be made’.
Detective Garda Donohoe was murdered by a gang who robbed Lordship Credit Union on January 25 2013. The father of two was with his partner, Joe Ryan, and were providing a routine cash escort when he was shot dead by a gang.
Adrian’s fourth anniversary Mass takes place at St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church at 9.30am tomorrow ( Wednesday) and comes less than a week after hundreds of people attended the annual vigil of remembrance at the credit union with a candlelight walk to St Patrick’s GFC where Adrian was a volunteer. In September last year, Adrian was posthumously awarded the Scott medal for bravery, while Detective Ryan received a silver Scott medal.
And the Remembering Adrian Committee will be in the Marshes Shopping Centre this Thursday and Friday selling a CD recording of the major concert held in tribute to Adrian on the anniversary of his death last year.
The sold out event which featured MC Eileen Dunne and performances from The Priests, Liam Lawton, The Redemptorist Senior Choir, Stewart Agnew, Kathleen Maddy and Leah Kirwan, succeeded in raising €15,000 for a scholarship scheme. Proceeds from the CD, priced €10 will also go to the scholarship scheme.
Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.