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Garda Brian Kelleher, 23037E Croom station
On 25th February, 2007, shortly after 4 a.m., Garda Kelleher was assisting the investigation of a road traffic accident at Barrigone, Foynes, Co. Limerick. The local Fire Service from Foynes also attended the scene. Garda Kelleher in the company of Fireman Michael Liston, was directing traffic away from the damaged vehicle when a car approached and hit Garda Kelleher and Fireman Liston, killing them both instantly.
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.