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A young motorcycle cop put his life on the line last week and nearly lost it.
Garda Michael Twomey bravely attempted to safeguard the public in Cork by blocking a road with his motor bike. He was then knocked down by the driver of a stolen van.
Two men were later apprehended after a high speed chase by a posse of squad cars. They had left a trail of wreckage across Cork city in their wake but said they were “sorry” when they appeared in court at the weekend.