01 Oct 2022

Funeral details for victim of road traffic collision in Clare announced

Funeral details for victim of road traffic collision in Clare announced

The scene of the collision on Saturday morning at Larkin's Cross | Picture: Brendan Gleeson

THE LIMERICK man who lost his life in a road collision in Clare will be laid to rest on Friday.

Father-of-two Tyler Kelly, 21, lost his life in a road traffic collision last Friday.

The St Mary’s Park man, pictured belowdied at the scene of the incident in Parteen shortly before 10pm when a silver BMW jeep he was travelling in collided with a Volkswagen Golf, with the front wall of a house damaged in the impact.

He will repose at Cross’s Funeral Home, in Gerald Griffin Street in Limerick city centre this Thursday from 2.30pm to 5pm.

Mr Kelly’s funeral will then take place in St Mary’s Church, Athlunkard Street in the city on Friday at 11am, before he is laid to rest in Mount St Lawrence.

Tributes have continued to be paid, with blue and white balloons released into the evening sky over Limerick on Saturday.

Limerick gardai have appealed for witnesses, particularly any motorists with dash cam footage or CCTV footage which might assist their enquiries.

Specially-trained garda forensic collision investigators conducted a “technical examination of the scene” as gardai investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.

Mr Kelly is survived by mother Julie, brothers Jordan and Alan, sister Kelsey, and his two young children Kylie and Karson.

Tyler, died suddenly.

Very deeply regretted by his mother Julie, brothers Jordan and Alan, sister Kelsey, children Kylie and Karson.

His requiem Mass will be streamed live at

May he rest in peace.

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