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Man shot in Bunratty, County Clare, dies in hospital

Irish police have begun a murder investigation after a man died in hospital, two days after he was shot outside a hotel in County Clare.

The 21-year-old man was approached by two men in the car park of the hotel in Bunratty and shot a number of times in the early hours of Sunday.

The attackers are reported to have fled in a black car. A gun was recovered.

Irish police are continuing to question two men aged in their 20s who were arrested in Cork on Sunday.

They are being held at Mayfield and Gurranabraher police stations.