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#kevin vickers

# kevin-vickers - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

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

“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

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

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

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

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 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 killed the gunman who stormed the Canadian parliament.

# kevin-vickers - Thursday 23 October, 2014

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

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