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19th Jul 2023

Ciaran Keating’s family issue statement following his tragic death

Kat O'Connor

Ciaran Keating

Ciaran Keating died on Saturday following a road accident in Mayo.

Ciaran Keating’s family has spoken out for the first time following his heartbreaking death. The beloved father and husband died in a two-vehicle collision in Mayo on Saturday.

The dad was driving to watch his son play in a football match in Cork before the tragic accident. The brother of singer Ronan Keating will be laid to rest this Thursday.

His family shared a statement following his unexpected death.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of Ciarán Keating.

“Dearly loved husband of Annemarie, devoted father of Conall, Ruairí, and Aisling, and adoring grandpa to Bobbi, May, Reggie, Archie T., and Sonnie.

Ciarán is predeceased by his beloved mother Marie, father-in-law Kevin, brothers-in-law Colm, Joey, and Shane.”

“He will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family, his father Gerry, mother-in-law Claire, sister Linda, brothers Gerard, Gary, and Ronan, daughters-in-law Amilia, and Emily, Aisling’s partner Matthew, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and many many friends.

“May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace,” they added.

The family has also asked people to donate to the Marie Keating Foundation in lieu of flowers. Ciaran’s funeral service will take place at St. Patrick’s Church Louisburgh on Thursday morning.