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Man arrested in connection with 2006 murder of MI5 spy

Denis Donaldson
Denis Donaldson

A man aged in his 40s was arrested today in connection with the murder of Denis Donaldson.

Mr Donaldson was killed at Cloghercor, Doochary, Co Donegal in April of 2006, a year after he was exposed as an MI5 agent. 

The man is currently detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended.

Gardaí are appealing to any persons who may have information in relation to this investigation to contact them at the Incident Room at Letterkenny Garda Station at 074 9167100,  the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666111 or any Garda Station