Three tragic Waterford fishermen brothers being laid to rest today
THREE brothers, three fishermen and three best friends will be laid to rest later today.
Kenny, Shane and Paul Bolger had together fished in the often dangerous waters off the south east coast since they were teenagers.
And they were were still together at the end when the sea turned against them as they went out to gather their lobster pots on board their 18 foot punt, the Dean Leanne
Though they were wearing lifejackets it now appears likely, according to preliminary post mortem, results that the three brothers were kill by hypothermia
They lived their lives together and they died together.
They were waked at Hennessy’s Funeral Home in Waterford city before making the short journey home.
Shane and Kenny will be laid to rest following a service in Crooke, followed straight afterwards by Paul’s funeral in nearby Faithlegg Cemetery in Cheekpoint.