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Gardaí recover vehicle stolen in 1998 from water in Broadford

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A vehicle stolen 22 years ago has been recovered from the water in Broadford.

An Garda Síochána have confirmed that their water unit was in Broadford recently where they recovered and brought to the surface a vehicle that was stolen in 1998.

Gardaí in Killaloe had spoken with a local fisherman who picked up an image on sonar equipment which put the wheels in motion for the investigation.

Members of the Water Unit were brought to the location by the fisherman. Further enquiries are to be made following the recovery of the vehicle.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, and A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to -

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