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Statement by President Higgins on death of Garda in Castlerea

Date: Thu 18th Jun, 2020 | 09:03

"News of the tragic death of a Garda detective on duty in Castlerea has come as a shock to us all.

An Garda Síochána play a crucial role in our communities and this loss of life damages our society as a whole.

May I offer my deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of the Garda, and to all those who have been affected by this tragedy.

I have contacted the Garda Commissioner to express my deepest sympathies on this terrible loss of a member of the Force.”