Fr Michael Guckian (81): ‘without a doubt helped to shape the lives of many Christian and Muslims through his teachings’

The Philippine government has paid tribute to a former missionary priest who was killed in a hit-and-run incident last weekend. Fr Michael Guckian ((...)

Fr Guckian was fatally injured at about 11pm in Drumboylan on the Roscommon-Leitrim border and pronounced dead at the scene. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The family of the 81-year-old priest who died in a hit-and-run in Co Roscommon on Saturday night has said he will be “hugely missed”. Fr Michael Guck(...)

Fr Michael Guckian (81),  was fatally injured in a hit-and-run  in Keadue (above), Co Roscommon, on Saturday night and was pronounced dead at the scene. File photograph: Google Street View

The 81-year-old who died in a hit-an-run in Co Roscommon on Saturday night has been named as Catholic priest Fr Michael Guckian. Fr Guckian, origina(...)