Garda and fireman die on duty
A garda officer and a fire fighter lost their lives in the early hours of Sunday when they were struck by a car while dealing with a road accident in Co. Limerick. At around 5:00am the emergency services were called to the scene of a single vehicle accident on the N69 near Askeaton and, shortly after they arrived, the two men were struck by another car. The victims were named as Garda Brian Kelleher (46), a native of Mallow, Co. Cork who was stationed at Macroom, Co. Limerick, and fireman Michael Liston (47) from Foynes.
A youth in his late teens was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving but was later released and a file is prepared for the DPP.
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03-01-2007, 04:25 AM #1IrishBrigadeFirehouse.com Guest
Sad News from The Mother Country
03-01-2007, 09:43 AM #2
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My sincere condolences to those agencies involved and to the Kelleher and Liston families for their sad loss.
Sleep with angels, Brian and Michael.September 11th - Never Forget
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