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Roscommon community devastated by Ballybunion tragedy

Aug 5, 2022 13:08 By radiokerrynews
Roscommon community devastated by Ballybunion tragedy Roscommon community devastated by Ballybunion tragedy
Bodies of man and woman taken from the water in Ballybunion Two people have died in a drowning accident in Ballybunion this evening, Valentia Coastguard has confirmed. A Garda car escorted a hearse which departed from the Coastguard station in Ballybunion . NO BYLINE TO BE USED IN THIS PICTURE Photo By : © Eye Focus LTD .
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The brother and sister - Dessie Byrne and Muriel Eriksson - who drowned in Ballybunion last evening had been on holidays with their family.

Mr Byrne's son was on the beach when the tragedy occurred.

Roscommon councillor Laurence Fallon who knew Mr Byrne says the community is reeling.

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