Who was Vivien Doohan? Victim of Roscommon house fire
Vivien Doohan will be discussed in this article. We will look at the attempts neighbours made in trying to save her life in that unfortunate house fire.
Who was Vivien Doohan?
She was a 75 year old lady who was staying alone in her semi-detach home.
Her apartment is located in Priory Park, Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon.
The elderly woman met her untimely death in a house fire which occurred around 9pm on Sunday.
She was married to Tom, her husband who died in 2014.
This now left her alone in the apartment.
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Reports had it that, it was Frank, her daughter’s partner who first saw the fire.
He along with neighbours tried unsuccessfully to control the blaze and to save her life.
Michael Mulligan, the local councillor said: “Vivien’s tragic death has left people in absolute shock. She was a lovely woman.”
On social media, many posted tributes in her honor.
One of them posted: “Maddie, your mam… God, we’re so sorry to hear this heartbreaking news today. Maddie, your mum adored you as did your dad, your heart must be broken today. Maddie, you’re in my prayers in the hard days ahead. God bless you, Maddie.”
A second wrote: “Maddie. I’ve no words other than we are so sorry to hear the terrible news of your lovely mother’s passing. She was a lady as was your dad a gentleman. May she rest now in eternal peace. I’ve some lovely memories of her. Thinking of you.”
While the third wrote: “Sorry for your loss, Maddie. May Vivien rip. A beautiful gentle lady and lovely neighbour. Always a smile and a chat. My thoughts with you this difficult time.”