McDonald kept walking, but Flaherty attacked her with a broken glass, cutting her face.
On April 3, Flaherty and 40 other band members traveled to Boston along with a contingent of other New York firefighters.
The lieutenant had followed on foot and was standing near the scene of the fire as he now spoke to Flaherty on a cell phone.
The Boston firefighter took a grey BFD sweatshirt from a locker and presented it to Flaherty.
And it all fit with what Flaherty had felt so strongly and clearly during their brief meeting.
Having reached this conclusion the special agent called Police Sergeant Flaherty on the telephone.
Did you see anything of Officer Flaherty, who ought to be on this beat?
There was one Flaherty lived up at Johnny Reed's and he died.
Between my Irish vis-à-vis Flaherty and myself there existed no such strain.
That Flaherty, God forgive him, comes to me as white as a sheet, “I think you are the proper person.”
surname, Irish Flaithbheartach, literally "Bright-Ruler."