Tributes paid to former Rose of Tralee contestant killed in motorbike crash
Tributes have been paid to a former Rose of Tralee contestant who died tragically at the weekend.
Alison Moore, from Newbliss, Co Monaghan, was a pillion passenger on a motorcycle that crashed in Cladowen, Co Monaghan at 7am on Monday, June 5.
She was rushed to hospital but tragically lost her fight for life on Saturday.
Ms Moore took part in the Rose of Tralee selection process for the county in 2011 and tributes were paid to her on the Monaghan Rose Centre page.
In a poignant message the centre posted: "With a heavy heart, all of us in the Monaghan Rose Centre would like to extend our deepest sympathy with the Moore family following the passing of Ally Moore on Saturday.
"Ally was part of our Monaghan Rose Family having taken part in the 2011 Monaghan Rose Selection. Ally was a bubbly, fun and lovable young lady who will be sadly missed RIP xxx"
Dozens if friends took to Facebook to pay tribute to Ms Moore.
One user wrote: "Alison was such a beautiful friendly girl - so good and so helpful in her work - she will be sorely missed by all her customers- may her gentle soul rest in peace."
Ms Moore will be buried after funeral mass in St Laobhíns Chapel, Killeevan on Thursday.