Grief in Laois at death of teenage boy Cathal Clooney

Lynda Kiernan

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Lynda Kiernan

Grief in Laois at death of teenage boy Cathal Clooney

The late Cathal Clooney as a young child with dad William Clooney at the Abbeyleix Vintage show back in 2010. . Photo: Alf Harvey

There is widespread grief in the Laois community at news of the death of a teenage boy.

Cathal Clooney, aged 15 from Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, died on Sunday April 11, peacefully at Crumlin Hospital Dublin.

A pupil at Heywood Community School, he is greatly mourned by his heartbroken parents William and Anne-Marie and his cherished brother Liam.

Also grieving his loss are his grandparents Joe and Lil , grand-aunts, grand-uncles, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Cathal was predeceased by his grandparents Eilish and Joe and his uncle Fintan (Dooley).