Tuesday 24 April 2018

Teen 'full of life' just days before he died

Georgina O'Halloran

A TEENAGER was "full of life" just days before he collapsed and died, his parish priest revealed last night.

The east Cork village of Killeagh has been plunged into mourning following the sudden death of Tadgh Coleman (15), a third-year secondary school student who died at his home on Monday night.

The student at the CBS in Midleton had been due to begin his Junior Certificate yesterday.

"It has created tremendous shock, not just in Killeagh, but in all of east Cork," said parish priest Fr John Broderick.

He told how he had met Tadgh over the bank holiday weekend when he visited the family's shop on the main street of Midleton and recalled that the teenager was "absolutely normal" and busily playing on his mobile phone.

Irish Independent

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