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'Devastating loss' Funeral details for Mayo road crash victim Tracey Moran announced

"My deepest condolences to Ann/Eamon and all family and friends on your devastating loss"


Tracey Moran from Ballina

Tracey Moran from Ballina

Tracey Moran from Ballina

A young Mayo woman who tragically died in a road crash on St Patrick's Day will be laid to rest next week.

Tracey Moran, from Ballina, passed away at Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar, surrounded by her loving family on Friday morning.

Tracey, who was in her 20s, had been injured when her car collided with a wall on the L5243 at Knocknalower, Pullathomas in Co Mayo, at 11.15pm the night before.

A death notice on RIP.ie states that Tracey, of Milltown, Glenamoy in Ballina, died after a tragic accident.

Her wake will be held at McDonnell’s Funeral Home, Belmullet, on Monday evening from 4pm until 7.30pm with a short break for the family at 6pm.

Tracy's funeral will arrive at St. Paul’s Church, Glenamoy, on Tuesday for Funeral Mass at 1pm, followed by burial in Glenamoy Cemetery. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the "Western Care Association" via Western Care Association Online Fundraising - iDonate.

The funeral notice adds: "In keeping with current government advice and H.S.E. guidelines regarding public gatherings, please refrain from handshaking and wear a face covering in the funeral home, at the church, during Funeral Mass and at the cemetery. The Moran family appreciate your understanding at this difficult time.

"For those who cannot attend due to restrictions or for any other reason, please leave a personal message for the family on the condolence form on this web page."

Tributes have been flooding in for the much-loved young woman, with one mourner writing: "My deepest condolences to Ann/Eamon and all family and friends on your devastating loss. May Tracey's young soul rest in peace with the angels."

A priest shared his condolences, saying: "My deepest sympathy to the Moran family on the death of your daughter Tracey, may God comfort you in your great loss, Fr John Judge, Kilcommon Parish 1983 to 1986."

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information on the collision to contact them.

A spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Mayo are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on Thursday 17th March 2022.

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"Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.

"Anyone with any information is asked to contact Belmullet Gardaí on 097 819 10, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."

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