Soldiers Death At Dublin Barracks To Be Investigated

A solider has died at McKee Barracks, Dublin, after a fall from height, gardaí have confirmed.

A garda and military investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the death of Private Patrick (Paddy) Conlon (32). Mr Conlon was based in the 28th Infantry Battalion, Co Donegal with an address at Coolaney, Co Sligo.

The incident happened at about 1am and Mr Conlon was pronounced dead in the Mater Hospital at 2.10am.

Gardaí are treating the death as an accident and a file will be prepared for the coroner.


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