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1st Anniversary Event - Creeslough, County Donegal, Saturday 7th October 2023

Issue Date: 5th October 2023

A commemoration service on the first anniversary of the tragic explosion in Creeslough, in which 10 people died, will take place at 3pm on Saturday the 7th October, at the site of the tragedy. 

Details of this ceremony and a vigil mass to be held at 7.30pm on Saturday night the 7th October 2023 to commemorate those who died in the tragedy, for those who were injured and in thanksgiving for all who responded to the tragedy, have been circulated to media locally.

The N56 Road through Creeslough village will be closed on Saturday the 7th October from 2.30pm to 4pm; a traffic management plan and local traffic diversions will be in place.

Details of the traffic management plan, for both Non-HGV traffic and HGV traffic, can be found on An Garda Síochána and Donegal County Council social media platforms.

This community event is being supported by local Gardaí, Donegal County Council and local volunteers on the day.

An Garda Síochána remember the 10 deceased at this time:
James O Flaherty
Jessica Gallagher
Martin McGill
Catherine O Donnell
James Monaghan
Hugh Kelly
Martina Martin
Robert Garwe
Shauna Flanagan Garwe
Leona Harper

Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha dilís, go léir.