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29th Feb 2024

Mum reveals son, 10, got to meet newborn baby brother before tragic death

Joseph Loftus

Mum reveals son got to meet newborn baby brother before tragic death.

A mum who gave birth to a baby boy as her son lost his life following a car crash has said: “He got meet his baby brother”.

Shane Dylan Coady-Coleman was born on Tuesday (February 27) just days after his big brother Dylan suffered injuries in a car accident which turned out to be fatal, reports the Irish Mirror.

Dylan was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick following the accident but despite immediate treatment he sadly passed away at 11:12am on Wednesday.

His devastated mum, Laura, said that the only positive out of this wholly awful situation is that he got to meet his baby brother just before.

Laura also confirmed that Dylan’s organs would be donated to children in need.

Shortly after making the announcement that his organs would be donated, Laura took to Facebook to write: “Just got amazing news he will be saving 5 lives tonight.”

She asked for people to play The Cranberries song ‘Zombie’ in his honour.

Posting to Facebook in the aftermath of his passing, Laura wrote: “Dylan (Trigger) Charlie Coady-Coleman officially died today at 11.12am. He got to meet his little brother.

“He will be donating his organs to little kids. If ye would like to play Zombie in his memory today xxx.”

Dylan’s school, St Tolas NS in Shannon, paid an emotional tribute to him.

The school said in a heartbreaking statement: “It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the tragic death of our beloved pupil Dylan Coady-Coleman.

“Dylan is a much loved 4th class pupil in St Tolas N.S. His gorgeous smile and kind heart endeared him to everyone in our school community. He will be greatly missed.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his Mum Laura, dad Garry, little sister Zoe and new baby brother Shane.

“We are also thinking of his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, his extended family and his wide circle of friends, especially those here in St Tolas.”

Our thoughts go out to the Coady-Coleman family during this hard time.

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