Mayo community in ‘total shock’ after death of two young men

The community of Louisbourgh in Mayo is in ‘total shock’ following the tragic deaths of two young men in the area yesterday.

Declan Davitt and Martin Needham lost their lives when the vehicle they were in entered the Carrowniskey River in the early hours of Christmas morning.

Their bodies were recovered yesterday afternoon, and a post mortem is due to be carried out today.


Local Councillor Michael Holmes, says the community can’t believe what happened.