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Pics: Wives of murdered gardaí embrace at Garda Memorial Day

Widow of murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe, Caroline and widow of murdered Garda Jerry McCabe, Ann meet at the ceremony in Dublin Castle.

ADRIAN DONOHOE, THE dectective garda shot dead during a raid on a Co Louth Credit Union in January, was remembered earlier at the Garda Memorial Day at Dublin Castle.

His wife Caroline and their two children were presented with a special medal in his honour.

They also met with Ann McCabe, whose husband, Detective Garda Jerry was gunned down by the IRA while robbing a post office in Adare 17 years ago.

Widow of murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe, Caroline (left), pictured with widow of murdered Garda Jerry McCabe, Ann at the ceremony to remember members of an Garda Siochana killed in the line of duty at Dublin Castle.

Caroline Donohoe was presented with a Remembrance Medal at the ceremony by Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter and the Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan.

The annual event honours the 87 members of An Garda Siochána who have died in the line of duty.

Alan Shatter (right) and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan lay wreaths at the ceremony.

Garda Joe Ryan, pictured at a ceremony with Ann McCabe.

(All images: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)

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