At his funeral mass this morning, Archbishop Eamon Martin likened the sudden and tragic death of 17-year-old Morgan Barnard on St Patrick’s Day to the snatching away of the teenage saint himself from his family to be taken to Ireland.
St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon has said it is experiencing “a time of profound sadness” as the school community comes to terms with “the tragic loss of our much loved and popular pupils Morgan Barnard and Connor Currie”.
The PSNI have assured those who attended the tragic St Patrick’s Day event in Cookstown that they are only interested in what caused the deaths of three teenagers - not in the fact that underage children were queuing for a licensed premises.
A young Catholic mother cried “why us?” as the UDA/UFF snatched her baby from her arms and gunned her down with automatic weapons in her Newtownabbey living room, her son told a stunned audience at Stormont yesterday.
A soldier who survived the Ballygawley bomb attack tried to take his life twice as a result of the post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) he suffered – but turned his life around by opening up to trusted friends and family.