Garda Anthony Tighe, Donnybrook station

Garda Anthony Tighe, 53, and Garda Michael Padden, 27, were killed in a collision with a stolen car in Stillorgan this morning. They were both stationed at Donnybrook Garda Station.

Tony Tighe, of Ranelagh, was married with four children. He had been a garda since 1970. Garda Padden, from Belmullet in County Mayo, joined the force in 1998. Garda Tighe was driving the patrol car.

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