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    The army has just confirmed that a soldier has died in an accident at the Curragh.

    It happened when an armoured car overturned on an off road driving exercise.

    The victim's name is not being released.

    Two other soldiers injured, not seriously.

    RIP

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    Rip
    It is only by contemplation of the incompetent that we can appreciate the difficulties and accomplishments of the competent.

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      Rip

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      • #4
        R.I.P

        He honoured his country in life, may his country honour him in death.
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        • #5
          He was a single man, based in Dublin.
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            http://www.rte.ie/news/2005/0630/defence.html

            Irish soldier dies in Curragh accident

            30 June 2005 16:40

            An Irish soldier has died in an accident at the Curragh training centre in Co Kildare.

            There was one vehicle involved in the crash which occurred at 2.30pm.

            The accident happened during a training exercise on the off-road vehicle training circuit in the Defence Forces Training Centre.
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            Two other people were injured and have been transferred to Naas General Hospital.
            RIP

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              If your not in bed by 4 o' clock it's time to go home!

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              • #8
                TodayFM news listed the 3 people involved as 2 officers and an instructor.

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                • #9
                  RIP

                  Deepest sympthies to the family of all involved
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                  • #10
                    Rip

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                    • #11
                      Heard it was a AML (that overturned as Dublinmick said) from a guy in the Curragh but no hard details...

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                      Last edited by Itchy; 1 July 2005, 16:50. Reason: Revision: AML not Mowag (as originally stated)
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                      • #12
                        RIP

                        I initially suspected a soft skinned truck.......but heard it was an AML ?!
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                        • #13
                          Lets leave the speculation for the Military Police if you don't mind.
                          R.I.P


                          Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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                            Rip.
                            "Everyone's for a free Tibet, but no one's for freeing Tibet." -Mark Steyn. What an IMO-centric quote, eh?

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                              Rip.

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