| 9.8°C Dublin

Close

Premium

Big read: Deaths and mystery hurt, but Tipperary community plans to pay for funerals if relatives of tragic couple can't be found

A community in shock will pull together for an appropriate, low-key ceremony

Close

John and Monica Anglim light two candles in the window of their home in Cloneen, Co Tipperary, during a community vigil for Nicholas and Hilary Smith. Photo: Frank McGrath

John and Monica Anglim light two candles in the window of their home in Cloneen, Co Tipperary, during a community vigil for Nicholas and Hilary Smith. Photo: Frank McGrath

b

b

The home of Nicholas and Hilary Smith, where they were both found dead. Photo: Nicola Anderson

The home of Nicholas and Hilary Smith, where they were both found dead. Photo: Nicola Anderson

/

John and Monica Anglim light two candles in the window of their home in Cloneen, Co Tipperary, during a community vigil for Nicholas and Hilary Smith. Photo: Frank McGrath

The garda investigation was complete, the crime-scene tape had been removed and the neat little bungalow in Cloneen, Co Tipperary, stood silent as before. In the backdrop, mist tumbled down the side of Slievenamon.

The tall grass in the front garden, beaten down during the search of the property, was the only outward sign of the frenzy of activity that had taken place in this tranquil part of the county over the past week.


Most Watched





Privacy