Arrest made in connection with collision in which three Donegal women lost their lives

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with a collision in which three Donegal women lost their lives.

Margret McGonigle of Castlereagh Bruckless who was 69, her daughter Mairead Mundy of Ballyloughan Bruckless and Rachel Battles also of Ballyloughan Bruckless both in their 30s died following a three vehicle collision near Aclint Bridge, Ardee, just before 1 o’clock on the morning of July 21st.

The man in his early 30s was arrested this morning is currently being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.