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Two Men Arrested Over Armed Robbery And Death Of Woman In Dublin

David Layde
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Two men have been arrested following a robbery and the death of a woman in south Dublin last week.

She was struck by a car being used as a getaway vehicle. On March 10, an armed robbery occurred at a shop in Barnhill Road in Dalkey.

The raiders threatened staff and made off with the contents of the till. Three men fled the scene and, when making their escape, they knocked down two women in Avondale Road, Killiney.

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54-year-old Jacqueline McGovern died. She was a Special Needs Assistant at a Dun Laoghaire school. The other woman, aged 51, was brought to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Today, gardaí arrested two men in their 20s as part of the investigation. They are being held in Garda stations in south Dublin where they can be detained for up to 12 hours.