Monday 24 July 2017

Games postponed in Meath as mark of respect to Tunisia terror victim Lorna Carty

Lorna Carty was a member of the Dunderry GAA club
Lorna Carty was a member of the Dunderry GAA club
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Meath GAA is in mourning following the death of Lorna Carty in a terrorist attack in Tunisia.

She was killed among 38 killed when a gunman opened fire on holidaymakers  in Sousse.

The mother-of-two was heavily involved in the Dunderry GAA club in the county and her son Simon is member of Mick O'Dowd's Meath panel.

Mrs Carty's husband Declan is the treasurer at the club.

As a mark of respect, the club has postponed games involving their senior and junior hurling sides which were due to take place this weekend.

A statement released by the club read: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Lorna Carty tonight Lorna was always there to give a helping hand with all of our teams and events.

"She was greatly loved in our community and will be dearly missed. She was greatly loved in our community and will be dearly missed.

"Her husband Declan is treasurer of our club, Simon her son plays both football and hurling with the club and is currently part of the Meath senior football panel, Hazel her daughter played camogie with the club. Please keep Lorna and her family in your prayers. You will be dearly missed Lorna. Rest In Peace.




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