SOCIAL AND NATIONAL MEDIA USE OF ‘BLAYNEY FATALITY FOOTAGE CONDEMNED

6 December 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Peter Hughes

Castleblayney Fine Gael representative Aidan Campbell led strong condemnation at Tuesday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council of the dissemination by some social media and national broadcast media outlets of filmed footage of part of a road traffic incident in ‘Blayney on Tuesday November 27 last which resulted in the death of a well-known community figure.

Councillors united in paying tribute to Stephen Marron, who was killed when his parked car was struck by another vehicle, and sending sympathy to his family, relatives and friends. Good wishes were extended to Garda Michael Devlin, who was injured in the incident, and praise bestowed on Fire Service and other first response personnel who dealt with the tragic occurrence. A vote of sympathy on the death of Stephen Marron was moved at the outset of the…

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