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Man killed in County Louth collision from kilrea

Man killed in County Louth collision named locally

A man who was killed in a collision between a car and a lorry on the M1 in Co Louth has been named locally as Ciaran McShane from Kilrea who was in his early 30’s.
The lorry driver, who is in his early 40s, was uninjured.
“The lorry driver (early 40s) was uninjured and was arrested at the scene. He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Dundalk Garda Station.
Councillor Sean Bateson said ;
“Absolutely shocked and devastated to hear of the tragic passing of Ciaran today.
“Ciaran, or ‘Beastie’ as he was nicknamed by friends and family, was a proper gentleman. One of life’s good guys.
“I know the entire community of Kilrea and further afield are stunned and saddened of this tragedy. No one expects to wake up in the morning and hear of such terrible news, it’s really awful.
“My thoughts and prayers go out to Ciaran’s partner, his children, and the entire McShane family at this difficult time.”

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