Tommy Dooley will be our focus. We will look at his death as his suspected killer has been arrested.
Who was Tommy Dooley?
He is a man who is said to be in his 40s.
He is from Killarney and was married to, his wife.
Dooley is said to be a popular member of the traveling community.
He was stabbed to death at the funeral of Bridget O’Brien.
Bridget O’Brien was said to be a mother of five who was said to have died suddenly.
Tommy along with his wife had traveled to Tralee for the funeral.
It was at Tralee that he was stabbed to death at the Tralee’s Rathass Cemetery.
His wife who was also injured at the scene, is being treated at a hospital.
There will be a post-mortem examination of Mr. Dooley body today.
It will be carried out by “Dr Collis, Office of the State Pathologist, at University Hospital Kerry, Tralee”.
Tributes pour in for Tommy Dooley
Many are paying tributes to Mr. Dooley.
One mourner wrote: “Rip to my cousin Tom Dooley, a gentleman. Please god look over your family at this hard time.”
Another added: ”RIP Tom Dooley. Mad Tom. Killarney won’t be the same without you. Sadly missed by all your friends and family. Fly high Mad Tom. Get the best bed up there and look down on your family at this time.”
Tommy Dooley suspected killer arrested.
A man who is said to be in his 30s has been arrested following the gruesome killing of Mr. Dooley at Kerry.
The man was arrested in the early hours of Thursday in Cork.
The alleged killer is said to be in disputes with Mr. Dooley along with others.
The said disputes is believed to have spanned many years which finally resulted in his death.
The suspect is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. He is being held at Tralee Garda Station.
A garda spokesperson has asked for witnesses to come out, indicating that “Investigating Gardaí continue to appeal for witnesses to come forward and for any person with camera footage to make it available to them.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Tralee Garda Station on 066 710 2300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.