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heartbroken Galway car crash victim Adam Galvin to be laid to rest tomorrow morning

'It has also come as a huge shock to the community'


Adam Galvin RIP

Adam Galvin RIP

Adam Galvin RIP

A popular young man who was killed in an early morning crash on Sunday will be laid to rest on Wednesday.

Adam Galvin (21) was the sole occupant of the car that crashed at 2.30am on the N59 in the townland of Corcullen in Galway.

Numerous tributes have been paid to Adam, from Kildimo in Limerick, who was a final year student of Pharmaceutical and Forensic Science at Limerick Institute of Technology.

Local councillor Emmett O’Brien said he knew the family well.

“They’re in deep shock,” he said. “And my thoughts and prayers are with Adam’s mum and dad and extended family. I extend my deep felt sympathies and heartfelt sorrows to them.

"It has also come as a huge shock to the community," he added.

Adam's notice on RIP.ie states that he died suddenly, “following a tragic accident”.

“Very deeply regretted by his loving parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, colleagues and many, many friends,” it adds.

The notice states that Adam will be reposing at St Joseph's Church, Kildimo on Tuesday, (November 2) from 6.30pm to 8pm with requiem Mass at 11am on Wednesday (November 3) and funeral afterwards to Kilmurry Cemetery, Co Clare.

In the condolences section one person has written: “My sincere sympathy to all the family on the sudden passing of your beloved Adam. May he rest in peace in Gods paradise and may God comfort you as you mourn Adam.”

Another added: “I am heartbroken for your loss - such a gorgeous young man. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all his family and friends and help you all get through this very difficult time.”

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One other person said they were “so sorry for your heart-breaking loss. A beautiful life taken too soon. May he Rest in Peace in the arms of the Angels.”

Another message reads: “Dear Mary, Kieran, Jack and Ciaran, the Galvin and McMahon families we offer our deepest sympathy on your tragic loss at this sad time.”

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