Saturday 22 July 2017

Comment: Latest heartbreaking death on our roads is just too much to bear - what can we do?

Nicola Kenny was killed in motorway crash just one day after giving birth
Nicola Kenny was killed in motorway crash just one day after giving birth
Sinead Ryan

Sinead Ryan

On Monday, newspaper front pages were filled with photos of ecstatic Tipp hurling fans after their county won the coveted Liam MacCarthy cup.

It’s only Wednesday, but Tipperary is in the headlines again; this time for the most tragic of reasons.

Young Thurles mum Nicola Kenny (26) was killed in a horrific car crash on the M8 while travelling to Temple Street Children’s hospital to collect her newborn daughter, Lily-Rose, born on the same day as Tipp’s triumph. What should have been double joy for her family turned into tragedy.

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