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Funeral of teenager who died in Lough Sheelin tragedy to take place later

Jul 27, 2021 08:07 By Shannonside News
Funeral of teenager who died in Lough Sheelin tragedy to take place later Funeral of teenager who died in Lough Sheelin tragedy to take place later
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The popular young man got into difficulty in the lake last Tuesday.

The funeral of Killian Casey will take place later today.

The 16-year-old died after getting into difficulty in Lough Sheelin last Tuesday.

He was one of three local fatalities in waterways last week.

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Tributes have been paid to the teenager who died in Temple Street Children's Hospital last Thursday.

He was airlifted there from Lough Sheelin after getting into difficulty in the water.

Crosserlough GFC has described his death as "heartbreaking".

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Killian's father Martin described him as his "forever friend" in a tribute on social media.

His funeral will take place in St. Mary's Church, Crosserlough at 12 noon.

He's survived by his parents Fiona and Martin, sisters Chloe and Megan and brother David.

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Funerals of Natasha Core and Michael Hoey, who also died after getting into difficulty in water last week, have already taken place.

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