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'Heartbroken' Tributes paid to motorbike crash victim Lennon McCabe Murphy who died in Dublin

"To my beautiful nephew Lennon. I am at a loss for words"


One of the tributes left to Lennon McCabe Murphy

One of the tributes left to Lennon McCabe Murphy

One of the tributes left to Lennon McCabe Murphy

Flowers and tributes have been left at the scene of a motorbike crash in Dublin where a young man lost his life yesterday. 

Lennon McCabe Murphy (20) from Oliver Bond House in Dublin was pronounced dead at the scene at Inns Quay in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Gardai have confirmed that his motorbike had left the road and struck a lamppost.

One family member posted images of the floral tributes to Lennon at the scene.

She has written: “Some flowers for Lennon everyone is just in shock, heartbroken..so sad. Can’t believe it.”

One of the tributes reads: “To my beautiful nephew Lennon. I am at a loss for words.

“I will not know what to do with myself every day. I’m broken.

“I hope you get the best bed in heaven.”

Another person has written: “Sending our deepest condolences to all the families. At this heart-breaking time of the tragic loss of Lennon. My beautiful cousin who was loved very deeply and dearly.

“He will be sadly missed.”

An earlier Facebook post adds: “Can’t believe I’m writing this...my cousin Lennon McCabe Murphy has passed due to a tragic accident, please pray for his family and friends. May you rest in peace angel, I’m broke, may God give all the family the strength to get through this.”

The post generated dozens of messages of sympathy.

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One person replied: “Oh my God I’m so sorry...thinking of you all at this sad time, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.”

Another has added: “So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace and may God bless and watch over his family and friends and give them the strength to get through each day without him.”

Another person said Lennon was “One of the nicest lads you'd ever meet…RIP brother send you all love and prayers.”

It has been reported that Lennon is a relative of Lorcan O’Brien who was fatally stabbed in the heart at a Halloween Bonfire in 2015.

The 21-year-old was attacked by a then 14-year-old male at the bonfire in Oliver Bond Street, south inner city Dublin, for breaking up a fight just a few hours earlier.

Innocent Lorcan, nicknamed ‘Squeaky’, lost his brave fight for life on November 1, after he was rushed to St James’s Hospital.

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