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Man extradited for allegedly murdering pensioner in 2017

A 45-year-old Romanian national has been held on suspicion of killing Rose Hanrahan, 78, in Co Limerick.

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Garda have arrested a man at Dublin Airport over the 2017 murder of Co Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan (Niall Carson/PA)

Garda have arrested a man at Dublin Airport over the 2017 murder of Co Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan (Niall Carson/PA)

Garda have arrested a man at Dublin Airport over the 2017 murder of Co Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan (Niall Carson/PA)

A man has extradited to Ireland on suspicion of the 2017 murder of Co Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan.

The 45-year-old Romanian national was arrested at Dublin Airport on Thursday afternoon for questioning over the death of the 78-year-old.

He was extradited from the UK.

Ms Hanrahan died at her home on the New Road in Thomondgate, Co Limerick in December 2017.

The 45-year-old is due to appear before a special court in Limerick on Thursday evening.

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