TRIBUTES is being paid to a father of two who died in a motorcycle crash over the weekend.
Anthony (Douey) McCormack, 26 years old, lives in Derrynane, Old Cork Road, Limerick City.
The motorcycle collision occurred in the O’Malley Park area of Southill, Limerick around 1pm on Sunday.
The scene has the participation of emergency services and autopsy Garda Forensic collision investigators.
Anthony is the father of two children, Ajay and Melanie, and is also saddened to miss his mother Lisa, biological mother Tracey and stepfather Greg and his brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents, nephews, girlfriends, brothers and sisters. them, his other relatives.
He is respected by his father, Tony, and his grandmother.
Mourning was out for the young man and a family member shared their grief online, saying they would “do anything” to get him back.
One said: “It’s hard to begin to find words for you Tracey and all the family at your heartbreaking loss.
“I’m sending you so much love and I pray you find the strength and grace to get through this terrible pain together. May Douey rest in peace.”
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Another said: “Thinking of all his family right now is sad.”
Local councilor Catherine Slattery said she was “shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic death of Mr McCormack”.
She told Leader of Limerick: “While I don’t know him personally I know members of his family who live in the same locality as me.
“On behalf of myself and the community of Old Cork Road, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family and friends.
“Young life goes by too soon. May you rest in peace, Tony.”
The young father’s funeral will take place at 11am on Friday at St John’s Church and he will be laid to rest afterwards at Mount St Oliver Cemetery.
Gardai went on to appeal to those who witnessed the horror motorcycle crash to provide any relevant information or footage.
An Garda Siochana spokesperson said: “Gardai is appealing for witnesses to come forward and any passerby with video footage (including dash cams) is asked to provide this information to them.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station (061) 214340, Garda Security Road on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”
https://www.thesun.ie/news/8228877/tributes-dad-of-two-limerick-motorcycle-crash/ Tribute paid to father of two, 26, who died in horror motorcycle crash in Co Limerick