A fifth man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the fatal assault of Thomas ‘Tommy’ Dooley in Tralee, Co Kerry.
The man, in his late 20s, was arrested on Monday night and is being held at Tralee Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
He was released last night without charge.
Tommy Dooley, 43, died after being stabbed at a funeral in Kerry on October 5.
Mr Dooley, who resided in Killarney but had previously lived in Cork for some time, died of multiple stab wounds sustained in New Rath Cemetery while attending the funeral of a Killarney mother of five.
Mr Dooley was pronounced dead at the scene while his wife Siobhan sustained injuries in a desperate attempt to protect her husband.
She received emergency medical treatment at University Hospital Kerry (UHK) before being discharged Thursday night.
Tommy Dooley’s funeral was held on October 13, the father of seven was buried in his wife Siobhán’s birthplace of Tullamore, County Offaly.
Patrick Dooley, 35, has been charged with the murder of his older brother.
He appeared before Judge Dave Waters of Kenmare Circuit Court on October 7.
Patrick Dooley, who is married and the father of one child, was arrested at an address in Cork on October 6 and taken to Tralee for questioning after being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Mr. Dooley has an address at Arbutus Grove, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
Gardaí said the investigation was ongoing.
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