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'Sadly missed' Funeral for tragic Cavan teen Killian Casey (15) will be held on Tuesday

He died on Thursday night at Temple Street Children’s Hospital after he was recovered from the water shortly before 3pm last Tuesday.

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Killian Casey died in hospital on Thursday

Killian Casey died in hospital on Thursday

Killian Casey died in hospital on Thursday

A teenage boy who died after swimming in Lough Sheelin in Cavan will be laid to rest later this week.

Killian Casey (15) will be laid to rest on Tuesday, with a funeral mass taking place at St Mary’s Church, Crosserlough, Co. Cavan at 12pm.

He died on Thursday night at Temple Street Children’s Hospital after he was recovered from the water shortly before 3pm last Tuesday.

A death notice on RIP.ie reads: “Killian Casey, Rockfield, Crosserlough, Co. Cavan. Thursday, July 22nd following a tragic accident.

“Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents; Fiona and Martin, sisters; Chloe and Megan, brother David, grandparents Frankie and Kitty McCaul, Agnes Casey (Joe Casey predeceased), aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and his many friends.

“Reposing at his home. Removal on Tuesday to St. Mary's Church, Crosserlough, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

“In line with the current Government and HSE guidelines the family home and funeral will be private to family and friends.

“Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Temple Street Children's Hospital or Cavan Monaghan Emergency services c/o Briody's Funeral Home Kilnaleck or any family member.”

Killian’s funeral will be available to watch via livestream.

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