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Mother of three dies at dance festival

POLICE are investigating the death of a young Irish mum as she made her way home from the Planetlove music festival.

Cavan mother of three Siobhan Aherne (23) died after the clubbing festival at Shane's Castle in Co Antrim drew to a close early on Sunday morning.

The one day event began on Saturday at 2pm and drew crowds of dance music lovers from all over Ireland.

Police in the North are now investigating the sudden death of the single mum-of-three from Lodgeview, Cootehill, Co Cavan.

Ms Aherne took ill in Moneymore, Co Derry after leaving the festival grounds.

It is understood she died after being taken to the Antrim Area Hospital by ambulance.

Representatives for the festival said that friends and family are now comforting a member of its security staff, named as Noel, who was the boyfriend of the young mum.

The exact cause of her death remains undetermined.