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R.I.P. DFB Firefighter/Paramedic Ian "Frodo" McCormack
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From the DFB Facebook page.

Quote:It is with regret that we learned of the passing of Firefighter/Paramedic Ian "Frodo" McCormack.
Ian passed away early this morning after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was a true gent and character, he will be sorely missed by all his friends within the DFB.
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#2
Heard about it earlier, sad news. R.I.P.
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#3
Terrible tragedy. He was only about 30 and had young kids.

An excellent firefighter, a genuinely decent fella and one hell of a funny bastard.

Life just isn't fair sometimes
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#4
I put a post in the memorial section. His humour and energy made him a real force of nature and his bravery and dignity made him a legend. RIP Frodo
We trained hard ... but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.
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#5
Only had the pleasure of meeting him a couple of times in the mess during my early days in Tara st. A gent
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#6
Only briefly met the guy in Tara st a few times back when NAS was in Tara street. A true gent and everybody loved when he came into the Control room and he was always smiling.
RIP :-(
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#7
Terrible loss, RIP.
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#8
Flag will be lowered to half-mast at Phibsboro Station tomorrow @ 10am if anyone around.

Love to be there myself, but 2 prior engagements
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#9
Rest in Peace.
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#10
Sad to hear, condolences to Family, colleagues and friends. RIP
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#11
I heard it this morning,  terrible news.  May he rest in peace
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#12
So sad when a young person like this succumbs to this dreadful illness. Condolences to all his colleagues in DFB, his family & friends.
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#13
RIP
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