Two arrested in connection wit...


Two arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Macroom last week

Lana O'Connor
Lana O'Connor

04:18 14 Feb 2024

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Gardai investigating the murder of a man in his early 60's in Macroom last week have arrested two people

61-year-old Michael Foley was found dead at his home in a sheltered housing complex at Barrett's Place in the centre of the town last Tuesday 6th February

The father of four was originally from Clonakilty and had only moved to Macroom in recent times

A post mortem confirmed that he had suffered a violent death

Earlier today, as part of this investigation, a man and a woman, both aged in their 30s, were arrested in Cork City. They are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act,  at a Garda Station in County Cork.

Any one with any information that can assist Gardaí with this investigation is asked to contact Macroom Garda station on 026 20590, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

The investigation is ongoing

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