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RIP Funeral for 'much-loved' student killed in Cavan crash planned for Saturday

Ciara is survived by her parents Sinead and Paddy and her siblings Patrick, Hannah, and Jermaine.

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Ciara Lynch Ellis

Ciara Lynch Ellis

Ciara Lynch Ellis

The “much-loved” young woman who was killed in a horror crash involving three cars in Cavan yesterday will be laid to rest this weekend.

Ciara Lynch Ellis (23) was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at Derrygarra Lower, Butlersbridge just before 5.30am on Wednesday.

Two other women, one aged in her 30s and the other in her 50s, were taken to Cavan General Hospital to be treated for their injuries, which have been described as non-life threatening.

It is understood that Ciara was a college student and had been on her way home to Cavan when the crash occurred.

She will repose at her home in Pairc An Dúin on Friday from 3pm until 7pm.

A funeral mass will take place on Saturday at 12pm in The Cathedral of Saints Patrick and Felim with a burial afterwards in St. Brigid's Cemetery, Killygarry.

Ciara is survived by her parents Sinead and Paddy and her siblings Patrick, Hannah, and Jermaine.

A notice on RIP.ie reads: “Ciara Lynch / Ellis, 2 Pairc An Dúin, Cavan, Wednesday, March 2, suddenly and tragically.

“Beloved daughter of Sinead and Paddy and much-loved sister of Patrick, Hannah and Jermaine. Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, her nanny Kathleen Lynch, uncles, aunts, cousins, all her extended family & her wide circle of friends. May her gentle soul rest In peace.

“Reposing at her home in Pairc An Dúin on Friday from 3pm until 7pm. House private to friends and family at all other times, please. Ciara's remains will leave her home on Saturday morning at 11.30am, travelling via Wolfe Tone St (Barrack Hill), to arrive at The Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial will take place afterwards in St. Brigid's Cemetery, Killygarry.”

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