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Mayor, gardai and family appeal for help in finding Eileen's killer

Thu, Dec 01, 2022

Garda Detective Superintendent Shane Cummins pictured yesterday when he appealed for information at the unveiling of a plaque in memory of Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy on Wednesday at the Eyre Square raxi rank. Eileen was murdered while working as a taxi driver on November 30 1997. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Fresh appeals for information leading to the capture of the murderer of Galway taxi-driver Eileen Costello O'Shaughnessy were made yesterday as Mayor Clodagh Higgins unveiled a plaque on the 25th anniversary of her death.

Family, friends and colleagues gathered at the top of the taxi rank in Eyre Square for the moving ceremony which was addressed by family members and by Gardai investigating the killing.

Describing it as a crime which shocked the nation, Mayor Higgins said that it was incumbent on anyone who had information relevant to the investigation that they come forward and contact Gardai.


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