Funeral of Noel Duggan to take place

It is believed he was killed as part of the ongoing Hutch-Kinihan gang feud

Funeral of Noel Duggan to take place

Garda at the scene where a man named locally as Noel Duggan was shot dead outside his home in the The Old Mill housing estate in Ratoath, Co. Meath last night. (RollingNews.ie)

An "appropriate Garda presence" will be in place for the funeral of Noel Duggan this morning.

The 56-year-old was shot dead as he sat in his car outside his home in Ratoath last week.

It is believed that he was murdered because of his connection to the feuding Hutch gang and his friendship with Gerry 'The Monk'' Hutch.

His mass will take place at the Holy Trinity Church in Ratoath at 11am and Gardaí say that an "appropriate Garda presence" will be in place for the ceremony.

Cathal McMahon from the Irish Independent says that these criminals will stop at nothing when it comes to getting revenge: