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Deputy Commissioner John Twomey during a press conference at Garda HQ in Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey during a press conference at Garda HQ in Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)

Adrian Donohoe

Adrian Donohoe

Caroline Donohoe

Caroline Donohoe

The funeral for Adrian Donohoe

The funeral for Adrian Donohoe

Adrian Donohoe and his wife Caroline

Adrian Donohoe and his wife Caroline

The murder scene.

The murder scene.

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey during a press conference at Garda HQ in Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)

The conviction of a south Armagh man for the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe paves the way for police in the Republic to put five more men involved in his killing - some from Northern Ireland - behind bars.

A jury at Dublin's Central Criminal Court found Aaron Brady (29) guilty of shooting dead Mr Donohoe during the robbery of Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan on January 25, 2013.

The Crossmaglen man now faces a minimum 40-year prison sentence. The charge of capital murder includes an aggravating factor, such as murdering a police officer while on duty.