Man Jailed in Connection with Farrell Murder

Roscrea

A 29-year-old man has been arrested over the murder of Offaly publican Matt Farrell.

The 64-year-old was found dead at the Gaelic Bar in Daingean on April 1st 2009.

He had been tied to a chair and a post-mortem revealed he had died as a result of head injuries.

As part of the investigation, gardaí made an arrest this evening in Roscrea.

The suspect is being held at Tullamore Garda Station for questioning.