The funeral arrangements of Sharon Ryan, the young woman who tragically died in a collision in Co Limerick and claimed two lives, have been confirmed.
s Ryan, a native of Co Mayo who was working in Galway, lost her life when the car she was traveling in collided with a van in Co Limerick between Adare and Patrickswell on Sunday night.
Brian Mullin, also from Mayo and brother of Mayo footballer Oisín, was also killed in the accident.
A funeral notice described Ms Ryan’s death as “tragic and unexpected”.
The notice read: “Predeceased by her grandparents and cousin Marie Davin. She is greatly missed by her loving family, parents Ann and Peter, sister Michelle and brother Emmett, sister-in-law Sandra and Michelle’s partner Barry McNamara, niece Holly, aunts Mary Lavelle, Margaret Owens, Anne Kelly, Uncle Jim Kelly , John Kelly and John Ryan, aunts-in-law, uncles-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbors and friends.
“May she rest in peace. Resting at her home Wednesday 4-8pm. Moving Thursday morning to St Joseph’s Church, Carras, for funeral service at 12pm followed by burial at Roundfort Cemetery. Home private please .”
“Thinking of Brian and the Mullin family at this difficult time,” the statement said.
Kilkerrin/Clonberne LFGA, of which Sharon was a coach, paid tribute to their “dear friend and club member” last night.
“Our club is deeply saddened by the very sad news of the loss of our dear friend and club member Sharon Ryan, who tragically died in a car accident on Sunday night,” the club said.
“Sharon has become part of our club community over the past few years. In the short time we have known her, she has become a very important and well-loved member of our community. Anyone who was lucky enough to have met Sharon during the time she was with us will be more than aware of her enthusiastic, positive personality. Her energetic nature was contagious.
“She has contributed to the training of many in our community and especially our club teams. Our club gym was Sharon’s base for her very successful Phoenix Fitness 247 business.
“Sharon has always been actively planning for future projects and coming up with ideas to get more people in the community excited about fitness while having as much fun as possible.”
The club added: “She and her beautiful smile will be sorely missed by our club and the wider community. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of Sharon and Brian. May they rest in peace.”
Mr. Mullin’s funeral arrangements will be made in due course.
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/funeral-arrangements-confirmed-for-sharon-ryan-who-lost-her-life-in-limerick-crash-41868330.html Funeral arrangements confirmed for Sharon Ryan, who died in an accident in Limerick