Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan will be discussed. We will also look at the two other teenagers who were in the car with them and see how they are faring now.
Who were Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan?
The two were friends. Lucas Joyce was 14 years old while Kirty Bohan was also 14 years old too.
They two were both from Headford and were students of Presentation College which is located in Headford too.
The two died tragically in the accident that occurred around 5.54am on Easter Monday around a narrow stretch on the N84 Headford-Ballinrobe road.
Lucas Joyce died on the spot while Kirsty Bohan died at the hospital.
Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan were in a car with two other teenagers.
The other teenagers who survived the accident are fighting for their lives at the hospital.
The other teenagers who survived are age 13 and 14 respectively. They are a boy and girl respectively.
The accident that took the precious lives of Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan occurred at Pollacullaire. It is located at the outskirt of Headford in the Galway county.
The Presentation College sends letter of support to pupils as school reopned after Easter following Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan death.
Their school which had closed due to the Easter holidays is preparing to counsel students who may be affected by the loss of the children.
The school has written a letter to both pupils and parents saying: “The school has experienced the sudden and tragic deaths of two treasured members of our PCH community.
“We are deeply saddened by these deaths. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of these students.”
The statement added that: “Over the course of the coming days, please keep a close eye on your child and allow him/her to express their feelings without criticism.
“We anticipate that the next few days will be very difficult for everyone and we will be available as a supportive community, as needed.”
Cllr Mary Hoade who is the Board of Management chair said: “I am just on my way into the school as the critical incident plan is being implemented. The area is shocked and deeply saddened by the accident.
“It is dreadful what has happened and our thoughts and prayers are with the families involved.”
Eamon Martin who is the Catholic Primate of All Ireland also expressed his sadness about the tragedy saying:
“Our hearts and our prayers really go out to the families impacted this evening.”