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Family of drowned man will take civil case against Garda Síochána

4th November, 2018

The family of a young man who drowned in the Dublin docklands ten years ago, after a botched response to 999 and emergency calls, are taking a civil action against An Garda Síochána for what they say are breaches of the European Convention of Human Rights.

They will also apply to the attorney general to seek a fresh inquest into the death of John Kelly (24), who drowned after mysteriously ending up...

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