Today marks the 15th anniversary of the Irish Air Corps Rescue Helicopter 111 tragedy here in Tramore which claimed the lives of four young men from different parts of the country:
Sgt. Patrick Mooney, Stamullen, Co. Meath ~ aged 34 years
Capt. David O’ Flaherty, Tullamore, Co. Offaly ~ aged 30 years
Capt. Michael Baker, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford ~ aged 28 years
Cpl. Niall Byrne, Killiney, Co. Dublin ~ aged 25 years
Let us remember these brave men with deepest thanks and embrace their families and friends with love on what must be yet another heartbreaking day.
“Go Mairidís beo”, (That Others May Live)
A Celebration of the Lives of the Crew of the Air Corps Rescue Helicopter 111 will be held on Friday July 4th at 7pm on the opening evening of The Promenade Festival.