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MacNeill, Brian (Barney) A.


Name: MacNeill, Brian (Barney) A. 


Reg No:12689F


Years of Service:17

Background:Brian MacNeill, born on 31st March, 1930, came from 2, Millbrook, Clones, Co. Monaghan. Having previously worked with Phillips Hamilton Ltd., Glasgow, he joined An Garda Síochána on 11th May, 1955. He also served at Boyle, Kilconly and Ballinrobe. Garda MacNeill was married with seven children.


At 12.20 a.m. on 23rd October, 1972, while Garda MacNeill, and Sergeant Michael Honeyman, were performing a checkpoint at Barrack Street, Charlestown, Co. Mayo, a car approached at speed and collided with Garda MacNeill. He died later that morning from serious head injuries.