Father-of-two killed in crash will be laid to rest on Sunday

The car driver who was killed in a collision involving a lorry on the M1 in Dundalk will be laid to rest in Swatragh on Sunday.

Ciaran McShane.
Ciaran McShane.
Ciaran McShane.

Father-of-two Ciaran McShane was fatally injured in the early morning crash on Monday between junction 17 and junction 16 in County Louth.

Friends have described Mr McShane, who was in his early 30s, as "a proper gentleman."

In an online notice McKiernan & Sons Funeral Directors, Kilrea, states Mr McShane's Requiem Mass will be celebrated privately on Sunday at 12.30pm in The Church of St John The Baptist, Granaghan.

It reads: "Ciaran’s funeral will leave his late residence, 27 Macknagh Lane, at 11.45am travelling via Macknagh Lane and Moneysharvan Road allowing friends and neighbours the opportunity to stand along the route and pay their respects whilst maintaining social distancing."

Mr McShane is survived by his wife, Shauna, children, Conán and Carina, parents Bertie and Patricia, sister Siobhán (Donaghy), and brothers Damian and Odrán.

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