Darmon, John ‘Jack’ – Dublin Fire Brigade

Unveiled on 18 September 2023, this plaques commemorates John Darmon, a member of the Dublin Fire Brigade, who was killed on duty in Tara Street station on 23 August 1938.

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Fireman Jack Darmon was a veteran of the War of Independence, having served in K’ Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade.

A firefighter/mechanic, he was working on a brigade vehicle in the garage pit in Tara Street when he was electrocuted and died. He left a wife and four children.

His death occurred at a time of massive reorganisation in the DFB and has never been properly marked by a memorial in the station.

The plaque was unveiled by Cllr Tom Brabazon (representing the Lord Mayor) and the Chief Fire Officer, Deniis Keely, on 18 September 2023.

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