Sunday 30 April 2017

Funeral of 'fantastic girl' who died following GAA training to take place Monday

Ciara Ryan (14), who died of a suspected brain haemorrhage after training with her GAA club in Kilanerin, Gorey, Co Wexford
Ciara Ryan (14), who died of a suspected brain haemorrhage after training with her GAA club in Kilanerin, Gorey, Co Wexford

Esther Hayden

Hundreds of mourners will pay their final respects to teenager Ciara Ryan who died on Friday after she collapsed.

Ciara of Macoyle Upper, Inch in Wexford died in Wexford General Hospital on Friday.

On Thursday she collapsed after training having initially complained of a pain in her leg.

She was attended to by a local doctor and transferred to Wexford Hospital where she was pronounced dead on Friday.

A minute's silence was observed during a number of GAA matches on Saturday as a mark of respect while there was also a minute's silence observed at the start of the local rugby club's Strictly Scrum Dancing.

Ciara, formerly of Borleigh, Inch, was the daughter of Anto and Trish and sister of Éabha and Jack.

She is survived by her parents, brother, sister, aunts, uncles, grandparents, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Ciara's remains are reposing at Flood's Funeral Home, McDermott Street, Gorey, from 2pm to 7pm on Sunday.

Her removal will take place on Monday morning at 10.15am to S.S Peter & Paul's Church, Kilanerin, for Funeral Mass at 11.00am.

Burial afterwards in Limbrick Cemetery, Kilanerin.

Wexford People

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