An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in a burning car at Walshestown, Co. Dublin.

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It is understood by Garda that the man was shot several times. It is believed by Garda that his death is connected to the gang feuds in Dublin and Drogheda.

Garda are appealing for witnesses who were driving at juntion 5 on the M1 at midnight last night to come forward.

-Sam Fitzsimons