Wednesday, 20th October 2021, marked the 14th Anniversary of the murder of 21 year old Paul Quinn.
Paul was murdered in the Tullyvanus area of Co.Monaghan on Saturday, 20th October 2007, after being lured to a shed by a number of men. The investigation into the murder of Paul Quinn remains ongoing.
During the course of this investigation, 23 people have been arrested. This includes 14 persons who were arrested in this jurisdiction by An Garda Síochána and 9 persons who were arrested by the Police Service of Northern Ireland. In March 2020 a thematic review of this investigation was completed by the Garda Serious Crime Review team.
Gardaí continue to work with their colleagues in the Police Service of Northern Ireland in efforts to solve this crime. As recently as August 2021, detectives from An Garda Síochána and officers from the PSNI Major Investigation Team, conducted inquiries in the South Armagh area as part of the investigation.
The solving of this murder is of the utmost priority for An Garda Síochána and any information received will be treated with absolute confidentiality. Gardaí believe that there are still people with information in the community who have yet to come forward.
Superintendent Gary Walsh of Carrickmacross Garda station has indicated that ‘Personal relationships and circumstances of individuals will change over time. People who have information about Pauls’ murder may now be better placed to come forward and speak with Gardaí. This is an active investigation and we would welcome any new information about this crime.
Liaison continues with the Quinn family, who are updated regularly on any developments in the case.
An Garda Síochána appeals to anyone with any information, no matter how small or insignificant you might believe it to be, to contact Carrickmacross Garda Station on 042 9690197 or any Garda station, or anyone who wishes to provide information confidentially should contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.