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Monday, September 18, 2006

Pineview Killing – Man named locally

The man killed last night in Pineview Gardens has been named locally as Frankie Ryan.

Gardai have said that the shooting of Mr. Ryan, which is feud related may have involved 2 men on a motorbike ,however they are keeping all lines of enquiry open at this early stage.

One report this morning says that the victim was shot at least once in the head.

More from RTE News:

It is believed that two men were sitting in a parked car in the estate when a motorcycle pulled up the other ran from the car.

The dead man was well known to gardai. He was 22 and from the DelmegePark area of the city and was involved in a feud between rivalsgangs..

The body remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist and crime scene investigators from the Garda Technical Bureau this morning

As AliveInLimerick has pointed out Frankie Ryan is also the man who caused €300 worth of damage after repeatedly hitting the windscreen and driver window of a car on the island road with a baseball bat while shouting threats at women inside, back on August 21st.

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