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McLoughlin, Gary


Name: McLoughlin, Gary


Reg No:31917A


Years of Service:4 years

Gary McLoughlin, son of Una and Noel McLoughlin was born on 26th July, 1985. He was a native of Fenagh, Co. Leitrim. Gary joined An Garda Síochána on 1st August, 2005. He served at Monaghan Garda Station during his training and on completion of same was allocated to Buncrana Garda Station, Co. Donegal in 2006. Garda McLoughlin was single.


On the night of Saturday, 12th December, 2009 Garda McLoughlin was on duty as the driver of the patrol car, accompanied by Garda Bernard McLoughlin. In the early hours of Sunday morning, 13th December, 2009, they responded to a call that a motor vehicle was acting suspiciously. During the course of their patrol the suspect vehicle crashed into the Patrol Car seriously injuring Garda Gary McLoughlin. He was removed to Letterkenny General Hospital where he died on Monday, 14th December, 2009.