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Community in shock as young Tassagh man dies following tragic accident

Ryan McClelland

A rural Co. Armagh community has been left stunned following the sudden passing of a young Tassagh man on Sunday evening.

Ryan McClelland, from the Granemore area, had been enjoying an evening with friends when the tragic accident occurred.

Ryan, who was just 22 years old, had been studying at the Ulster University.

He was the beloved son of Brian and Maria and loving brother of Shauna, Shane and Matthew. Cherished grandson of Anthony and Dympna (Murphy) and May and the late Patsy (McClelland).

Deeply regretted and sorely missed by his heartbroken parents, sister, brothers, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and the entire family circle.

Funeral arrangements later all enquiries to Mone Funeral Directors 02837531236/07849293472

Tributes poured in on social media with one person saying: “Heartbreaking news…so sorry for your loss, Ryan was such a beautiful young man.”

Former Armagh Lord Mayor, Sharon Haughey-Grimley, who lives in the area, commented: “Such heartbreaking news. May Ryan rest in Peace and may his parents and family find the strength they need in the days, months and years ahead. Our Mother Mary Pray for them all.”

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