Kate Moran, 20, is being mourned across Ireland and abroad after a “freak accident” during a camogie match in Co Galway on Monday, April 18.
Moran tragically passed away on Tuesday, April 19 after suffering a head injury during a club camogie match between Athenry and Ardrahan in Co Galway on Monday.
Moran, who was wearing a helmet, was struck by the backswing of the hurl during Monday’s match, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
It is understood that Moran first walked away from the accident, but minutes later lost consciousness and collapsed.
Clinical teams from three ambulances treated Moran at the match’s scene before she was raced to University College Hospital, the Irish Independent reports. Gardaí additionally went to the scene.
A notification on RIP.ie states that Moran is tragically missed “by her caring family, guardians Cathal and Mary, kin Thady, Leah and Saoirse, her caring beau TJ Brennan, grandmas Bridie Moran and Amelia Murphy, aunties, uncles, family members, more distant family, neighbors, and companions.”
A burial service for Moran will be hung on Friday, April 23 at the Church of the Sacred Heart in her old neighborhood of Monivea, Co Galway.
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