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A BUSINESSMAN who was found lying on a road with serious injuries after being run over by his own car dies.
Car sales manager Ian McDonnell, 50, was taken ‘to a distance’ on the bonnet of his car after he tried to prevent it from being stolen in Robinhood Road, Clondalkin, Dublin on Sunday 23 January.
Businessman and father Ian McDonnell dies
Gardai survey the scene on Robinhood Road in Clondalkin, Dublin.
Gardai at Ballyfermot investigating this incident have set up a team under the leadership of a Senior Investigative Officer.
They said “significant progress” has been made in the investigation so far.
Officers interviewed witnesses, examined CCTV and conducted door-to-door investigations.
Ian’s car was also found in Limekiln Green, Greenhills, Dublin, on Friday and will be examined by a coroner.
A second car involved in the incident, a silver colored Toyota Aqua, registration number 152 D 32687, was discovered burnt out in Ballinascorney, Tallaght on Tuesday.
The Toyota Aqua was stolen in Crumlin on the day of the incident and is also being examined by Gardai.
A Garda spokesman said: “Inquiries have established that Mr McDonnell had attended his business premises, locally, a short time before.
“While present, he intervened to prevent the theft of his car, a gray Volkswagen Passat, license plate 161 OY 1861.
“In doing so, they took him on the hood of his vehicle, a distance, to where he was discovered.”
The father of three, originally from Roscommon, was rushed to Tallaght University Hospital in serious condition and passed away last night.
An autopsy will be carried out today, with the appointment of a family liaison officer.
Family and Death
His death notice on RIP.ie: “January 28, 2022, at Tallaght University Hospital.
“Predeceased his parents John and Marie. To the unspeakable sorrow of his bereaved wife Monica (née Beirne) and his children Clodagh, Gareth and Aoife.
“Ian will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and children, sister Sandra McFadden (husband Keith), sisters-in-law Irene and her husband Andrew, Olga and her partner Richard, brother-in-law Adrian and his wife Tracy, aunts Breda, Monica and Laura. , nieces and nephews, Joseph, Ciara, Colm, Rachel, Karen, Sara and Vanessa.
“He is also fondly remembered by many close friends of his.
WHERE WAS THAT VEHICLE?
Gardai in Clondalkin said he wants to speak to anyone who was in the Robinhood Road area on the night of January 23 between 5:30 p.m. m. and 7:00 p.m. m. and that he witnessed some activity that caught his attention, or that he may have some dash cam video.
His condolences go out to his wife, children and family and friends of his.
A spokesperson added: “The gray Volkswagen Passat 161 OY 1861 stolen in the incident on 23 January 2022 was recovered at Limekiln Green, Greenhills, Dublin 12 on Friday 28 January.
“Where was that vehicle between Sunday, January 23, and Friday, January 28, 2022?
“The silver colored Toyota Aqua was stolen in Crumlin on the afternoon of Sunday 23rd January 2022 and was found burned to death in Ballinascorney, Tallaght on Tuesday 25th January 2022.
“Where was that vehicle between Sunday, January 23, and Tuesday, January 25, 2022?
“Garda investigators are seeking information on where the car was parked anywhere, or if the vehicle was seen at any petrol station or anywhere else during those days.
“Gardaí investigators are also seeking the assistance of anyone who may have seen any of the cars in the vicinity of Ballymount, Walkinstown, Tallaght, Kylemore Road or Ballyfermot between 6:30pm and 9:00pm on Sunday 23rd January. of 2022 at night.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on (01) 6667600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”