Positive update provided on Trooper Shane Kearney

Trooper Shane Kearney, who was seriously injured in Lebanon last month, is no longer critical and is now stable in hospital.


The Defence Forces has issued an update, adding the medical staff are satisfied with Trooper Kearney’s progress.


He was injured on December 14th, in the same attack that killed Private Sean Rooney from Donegal, while they were travelling to Beirut.


Private Rooney was laid to rest three days before Christmas – he was described a national hero at the service.