BREAKING: Gardaí arrest man in Donegal in connection with Limerick shooting

Two men arrested due to appear in court today

Christy Keane is in a critical condition following a shooting incident. Below, the scene in UL this Monday morning

Christy Keane was in a critical condition following the shooting incident

Gardaí investigating the shooting of a man in Limerick four years ago, have arrested a man in Donegal.

A second man has been arrested in Limerick City.

Gardaí say the arrests are in relation to the shooting of Christy Keane in Limerick in 2015.

Keane of St Mary's Park, Limerick was shot on the campus of University of Limerick as he made his way to the UL gym.

At around 6.35am, on June 29, 2015 Keane was shot by two masked men as he parked his car in the grounds of the University of Limerick.

He was rushed by ambulance from the UL campus to University Hospital Limerick where his condition was critical for a time.  

This Tuesday Gardaí from the Henry Street District, with the assistance of local gardaí and the Armed Support Unit from Limerick and the North Western Region, carried out an arrest operation in Donegal and arrested a man in his 40s.

At the same time, a second operation was carried out in Limerick city and a man in his 30s was also arrested. 

The two men were brought to Henry Street garda station and were due to appear before a sitting of the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, Criminal Courts of Justice this evening.

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