8 arrested in connection with murder of man in Allenwood, Co Kildare

Wednesday, April 14

Eight people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Co Kildare on January 3rd this year.

Mark Loughlin, who was in his 20s, died following an incident in Allenwood.

Gardaí were called to a public order incident in the early hours of 3 January and found a man lying on the road receiving CPR.

He was taken to Naas General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

As part of the investigation, gardaí searched a number of premises across Kildare, Laois and Offaly and arrested six men, one woman and a male juvenile.

They are being held at garda stations in Kildare and Offaly.