Fatal Meath shooting outside pub linked to dissident activity

Fatal Meath shooting outside pub linked to dissident activity

A man has been shot dead in Co Meath.

It is understood the victim was a suspected dissident republican who was gunned down in the car park of the Huntsman Pub in Gormanstown.

He was in his late 30s and had an address in Dunleer, in Co Louth – about 30km (19 miles) from the scene of the killing.

The attack happened shortly before 2.30pm this afternoon.

Gardaí confirmed there had been a shooting incident and that one man was fatally injured.

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