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# kevin-vickers - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
# Apology
# Apology

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Jan 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,709 Views 18 Comments

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

# kevin-vickers - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Canadian Ambassador to Ireland thinks his house may be haunted by Padraig Pearse's ghost
# Spooky
# Spooky

Canadian Ambassador to Ireland thinks his house may be haunted by Padraig Pearse's ghost

Aug 26th 2017, 4:25 PM 26,013 Views 43 Comments

“Ghosts. I never believed in ghosts. Until I arrived here.”

# kevin-vickers - Monday 17 July, 2017

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event
# Appeal
# Appeal

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event

Jul 17th 2017, 6:40 PM 21,022 Views 0 Comments

Brian Murphy publicly apologised today in his bid to have his recorded conviction for a public order offence overturned.

# kevin-vickers - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester
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# Kevin Vickers

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 AM 17,716 Views 49 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# kevin-vickers - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony

May 26th 2016, 3:19 PM 59,248 Views 312 Comments

Kevin Vickers made headlines across the globe in 2014 when he intervened during a terror attack at the Canadian parliament.

# kevin-vickers - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'There's no glory in taking a man's life': Canadian ambassador to Ireland on stopping a terrorist attack
# Heroics
# Heroics

'There's no glory in taking a man's life': Canadian ambassador to Ireland on stopping a terrorist attack

Feb 20th 2016, 5:18 PM 20,020 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Vickers stopped a lone gunman from storming the Canadian parliament in 2014.

# kevin-vickers - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

This hero is now officially the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland

Jan 21st 2015, 5:20 PM 18,232 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Vickers shot a gunman last October who had killed a soldier at the Canadian parliament.

# kevin-vickers - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero

Jan 8th 2015, 6:14 PM 17,912 Views 51 Comments

Kevin Vickers killed the gunman who stormed the Canadian parliament.

# kevin-vickers - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
# Hero's Welcome
# Hero's Welcome

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:28 PM 21,845 Views 49 Comments

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.