Man arrested over 1987 double murder in Louth

The man aged in his 60s was arrested in the Dublin area

Man arrested over 1987 double murder in Louth

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Gardaí investigating a double murder in 1987 have arrested a man.

The killings happened at the Rossnaree Hotel in Drogheda.

A man aged in his 60s was arrested on Monday morning in the Dublin area.

He is being held at Drogheda garda station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.