An Garda Siochana

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, 26222F, Dundalk station

At 9:30pm on the 25th January 2013 Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe and his colleague Detective Garda Joe Ryan entered the car park of the Lordship Credit Union, Dundalk, Co Louth on a routine cash escort.  A dark coloured car entered the car park with up to four people inside it.  One person got out of this car and fired a shot fatally injuring Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

Garda Ciaran Jones, 34104E, Stepaside station

On the 24th October 2011, during severe weather conditions, Garda Ciarán Jones, went to the assistance of endangered motorists near Ballysmuttan Bridge, Manor Kilbride, Co Wicklow a short distance from his family home.  Garda Jones while endeavouring to warn motorists of the dangerous conditions lost his footing due to the tremendous power of the flooding waters and was swept into the river.  Despite the efforts of his colleagues and local volunteers, Garda Jones body was not recovered until the following morning approx 5 kilometres down river.

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