Thursday 21 September 2017

Birthday visit ends in tragedy

Patricia McDonagh

A TRIP to Ireland to attend a 21st birthday party ended in tragedy early yesterday.

Paul McAveety (31) was killed in a two-car crash on the Swanlinbar to Ballyconnell road (N87) at Derrynacreeve Cross in Co Cavan at 3.30am.

In Co Mayo, Gerard Finn (34), from Clones, Co Monaghan died after his car hit a wall on the Claremorris to Ballyhaunis road (N60), near Brickens, on Saturday night.

Daniel Douglas (17), of Scotshouse, who sustained serious injuries in an accident near Clones last week lost his fight for life yesterday.

Irish Independent

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