3 April 2024

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Basketball jerseys among offertory gifts for funeral of Moycullen’s Ciara, Saoirse and Úna Bowden

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Basketball jerseys among offertory gifts for funeral of Moycullen’s Ciara, Saoirse and Úna Bowden

Basketball jerseys were among the gifts brought to the altar in St. Eunan’s Church in Raphoe, in memory of Moycullen’s Ciara and Saoirse Bowden, and their mother Úna.

47 year old Una, and her two children, 14 year old Ciara and 9 year old Saoirse, from Gortachalla died in a collision on the N17 outside Claremorris last Tuesday.

The two family dogs died in the crash also

The Bowden funeral took place in Úna’s native Donegal this afternoon and all three have now been laid to rest in Convoy cemetery

Fr. Eamonn Kelly has spoken of the huge loss for their father and husband, David, who works with the UN in Africa:

Dad and husband David wrote today’s eulogy, which was read by his brother Andrew:

Speaking during the mass, 14 year old Ciara’s best friend Amelie said no one could ever replicate “the most thoughtful” friend she’s ever had:

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