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Funeral of second Laois crash victim takes place

Angela Kelly and Martin Brophy were also killed in the incident.

ORLA CURRY, WHO died in a car crash in Co Laois which also claimed two other lives, has been laid to rest today.

Funeral prayers took place at 12 noon before she was removed from O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home in Rathdowney to St Canice’s Church in Clough.

She was buried at Bealady Cemetery.

Orla Curry (20), Angela Kelly (35) and Martin Brophy (20) were all killed when the car they were travelling in hit a road sign at Middlemount on the Rathdowney to Abbeyleix road on Sunday morning.

A 16-year-old boy was also injured in the crash. The local rural community were said to have been deeply shocked by the tragedy.

RTÉ reports that at today’s funeral, Orla Curry was described as “the centre of her parents’ lives”. She was an only child.

Read: ‘Any small community’s nightmare’: Shock over deaths in Laois car crash>

Read: The three people killed in this morning’s tragic car accident in Laois have been named>

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