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Farewell to “gentle giant” killed in tragic accident

by Lousie Roseingrave A RANGER, due to celebrate his 22nd birthday has been laid to rest with military honours in Bantry after he was killed accidentally in a training exercise in the UK. Ranger Michael Maguire, was fondly remembered as a gentle giant and a deeply professional soldier at requiem mass in St Joseph’s Church, Coomhola near Bantry.

Shock as Bantry soldier killed in training accident

A BANTRY native who was a member of the British Army has been killed in a tragic accident during a training exercise. It is understood that 21-year-old Michael Maguire from Coomhola near Kealkil died as a result of being hit by a stray bullet during a training exercise in Wales with the Royal Irish Regiment.