Saturday 16 December 2017

Man killed in Co Mayo crash named

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A man killed in a single vehicle road crash in Co Mayo has been named locally.

Alan O’Dowd (25) from Lisacul died after the car he was driving crashed at 3pm yesterday near Carracastle, Charlestown.

His remains will repose at the Sharkey funeral home, Ballaghaderreen on Tuesday evening from 4pm to 7pm.

He will be laid to rest in Lisacul cemetery on Wednesday following 12 noon funeral mass in the Christ the King Church.

In a separate tragedy a man, aged in his 30s, was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car at Cloonchair, Mohill, Co Leitrim at 11.20am on Saturday.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Sligo University Hospital where a post mortem took place.

The driver of the car was not injured.

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