Three Donegal women killed in horror smash named

The three Donegal women who died following an early morning  road traffic crash in County Louth this morning have been named.

They were Margret McGonigle of Castlereagh Bruckless who was 69, her daughter, Mairead Munday, of Ballyloughan, Bruckless, and Rachel Battles, also of Ballyloughan, Bruckless, both who were aged in their 30s.

Gardai in County Louth say it will be at least late this evening before the N2 reopens between Ardee and Aclint Bridge following this morning’s three-vehicle road tragedy.


Two men have been taken to Hospital in Drogheda with serious injuries after the accident.

Louth based Superintendent Fergus Treanor is appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

He’s also urged people travelling  between Donegal and Dublin in both directions to be aware of the diversions and allow extra time for journeys.




Thousands have gathered in Bruckless for the funerals of the three women who lost their lives in the tragic...

Three people lost their lives in the horrific collision.


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