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Memorial to Dessie Byrne and Muriel Eriksson unveiled in Ballybunion

Aug 6, 2023 14:44 By Shannonside News
Memorial to Dessie Byrne and Muriel Eriksson unveiled in Ballybunion
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51 year old Dessie Byrne, originally from Athlone, and his sister Muriel Eriksson died in Ballybunion last year.

A memorial to 2 siblings who died in a drowning accident last year has been unveiled.

51 year old Dessie Byrne, originally from Athlone, and his sister Muriel Eriksson died in Ballybunion last year.

On Friday, 22 family members and friends travelled to Kerry where a memorial bench featuring their names was unveiled.

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Funds for the bench were raised through a gofundme initiative started by Dessie's partner, Paulette.

The memorial was blessed by the local parish priest in Ballybunion.

 

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