Sunday 4 December 2016

McCabe's legacy is just as important now as it was 20 years ago

Barry Duggan

Published 11/06/2016 | 02:30

The late Detective Garda Jerry McCabe
The late Detective Garda Jerry McCabe

All of Limerick knows exactly who Jerry McCabe was, what he stood for, and why his legacy must be maintained.

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Young adults - who weren't even born when the IRA gang opened fire on Jerry and Ben O'Sullivan - know who Jerry McCabe was. Everyone who grows up in the midwest learns his story from a young age. While it is one of heart-breaking loss, it is also a tale of strength, fortitude and steely determination.

Jerry McCabe. His name is revered in Limerick.

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