A TEENAGE boy who died after the tractor he was driving left the road and entered a deep drain will be "forever missed" by his heartbroken family.
Fifteen year old Shane Hickey died in the collision at Clonmore, near Rhode in County Offaly at around 11pm on Thursday night.
The popular youngster was a third year student in St Mary's Secondary School in Edenderry.
His funeral mass will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Edenderry on Monday at 2pm.
Ballinabrackey GAA are saddened to hear the very sad news about Shane Hickey. We offer our deepest sympathies to Richard, Paula, Alex and Evan. We send you love and light to get through this heartbreaking time. Life is truly precious.
May Shane’s gentle soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/oBqJOyzA5v
— Ballinabrackey GAA (@Ballinabrackey1) May 6, 2022
We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our 3rd year student, Shane Hickey. We extend our thoughts and prayers to his parents Paula and Richard, and brothers Alex and Evan. May Shane's gentle soul rest in peace. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis ?️ pic.twitter.com/ca9NKxIwY3
— stmarysedenderry (@SMESecondary) May 6, 2022
It is with great sadness that we heard this morning of the very untimely and tragic passing of one of our former pupils, Shane Hickey. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to Shane's Dad Richard, to his Mam Paula, and to his brothers Alex and Evan.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a ainm dílis pic.twitter.com/Vn4V5VkrTo
— Scoil Bhride PS (@scoilbhrideps1) May 6, 2022