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O’Dowd expresses his deepest condolences to Irish peacekeeper killed in Lebanon

15th December 2022 - Fergus O'Dowd TD

Fine Gael TD, Fergus O’Dowd, has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the Irish peacekeeper, Private Seán Rooney, who was killed in Lebanon last night.

The Louth Deputy said: “I was deeply saddened to hear the news that an Irish soldier who was stationed in Dundalk has lost his life whilst on peacekeeping duty.

“This brave soldier made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and he will be remembered as a hero.

“I would like to convey my heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased, who are in all of our thoughts at this time.

“Our thoughts are also with the other soldiers who were seriously injured in the incident last night, the entire country is thinking of you.”

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