Two people have been arrested in connection with a historic murder case.
Patrick Heeran was last seen in Mohill in Co Leitrim on October 3, 2011.
The 48-year-old disappeared without trace and the case was upgraded to murder fiver years later in 2016.
His body has never been found.
This afternoon a man in his mid-20s and a woman, also in her mid-20s, were both arrested in the midlands area and are detained at Tullamore garda station.
Gardaí siad that the man is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, while the woman is held under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939.
The investigation is ongoing.