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Patrick Kielty on run-in with soldiers: ‘I was thankful I was alive... then they jumped on the bonnet with guns cocked’

Patrick Kielty recalls moment he came face-to-face with squaddies after smashing into Army checkpoint by accident

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Patrick Kielty

Patrick Kielty

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Soldiers during the Troubles

Soldiers during the Troubles

Kielty on stage doing stand-up

Kielty on stage doing stand-up

Patrick Kielty with wife Cat Deeley

Patrick Kielty with wife Cat Deeley

The Kielty family visiting NI back in 2016

The Kielty family visiting NI back in 2016

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Patrick Kielty

Patrick Kielty has told of the dramatic moment terrified soldiers cocked their guns at him after he mistakenly crashed into an Army checkpoint in Co Down.

The comic said he “totalled” his mum’s motor when he careered into a military roadblock on a dark country road during the Troubles, and squaddies feared they were under attack.


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