Gardaí have released a man arrested in connection with the attack that resulted in the death of Thomas ‘Tommy’ Dooley in Tralee, Co. Kerry last week.
Ardaí have confirmed that the man, who is in his 40s, has been “released without charge” and “a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions”.
Thomas ‘Tommy’ Dooley (43), who lived in Killarney but had previously lived in Cork for a period, died on Wednesday 5 October from multiple stab wounds sustained in New Rath Cemetery when he attended the funeral of a mother from Killarney -five.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, while his wife Siobhan sustained injuries while desperately trying to protect her husband.
She received emergency medical treatment at University Hospital Kerry (UHK) before being discharged Thursday night.
On Saturday October 8, the late Mr Dooley’s cousin, also known as Thomas Dooley, appeared in court with an address at a stopping point in Carrigrohane Road, Cork, charged with his murder.
Meanwhile, Mr Dooley’s brother Patrick Dooley, 35, with an address in Arbutus Grove, Killarney, also appeared in court on Friday October 7 charged with the murder of his older brother.
Siobhan Dooley and members of her family attended a special vigil outside their Killarney home on Thursday night.
In a special tribute to father of seven, Tommy Dooley, balloons were released in his memory and prayers said at the Killarney estate.
https://www.independent.ie/news/kerry-funeral-assault-man-40s-released-in-connection-assault-that-led-to-death-of-thomas-dooley-42060551.html Assault at Kerry: Man, 40, released in connection with assault that led to the death of Thomas Dooley