Tragic Road Collision Claims Beloved Father and Son: Funeral Details Revealed as Ireland Mourns

Tragic Accident Claims Lives of Father and Son in Alanya: Bodies Repatriated with Assistance from Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust
Tragic Road Collision Claims Beloved Father and Son: Funeral Details Revealed as Ireland Mourns

Father and Son Killed in Tragic Moped Accident in Turkey

Eoin Fitzpatrick (36) and his son Dylan (10), both from Portlaoise, Co Laois, tragically lost their lives in a devastating accident while on holiday in Alanya, Turkey. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon, just hours before they were scheduled to return home. The father and son were riding a moped when they collided with a bus, resulting in their untimely deaths.

The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, a charity that assists in the repatriation of Irish citizens who have died abroad, played a crucial role in bringing Eoin and Dylan’s bodies back to Ireland. The trust provided support and guidance to the grieving family during this difficult time.

Eoin Fitzpatrick, his son Dylan, and other family members were enjoying a holiday together in Turkey when tragedy struck. The accident has left their loved ones devastated and in shock. Dylan’s older brother, Cian Fitzpatrick, who was also on the trip, is mourning the loss of his younger brother and best friend.

The funeral mass for Eoin and Dylan will be held at St Peter & Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Portlaoise on Tuesday at 2pm. The community is coming together to support the grieving family as they say their final goodbyes to two cherished members.

A heartfelt message on pays tribute to Eoin and Dylan, describing them as “two beautiful souls who enriched the lives of all those around them.” The message expresses gratitude for the time spent with them, the laughter shared, and the joy they brought to others. The family will forever hold them in their hearts.

The loss of Eoin and Dylan is deeply felt by their devastated family and friends. Eoin’s eldest son, Cian, is mourning the loss of his father, whom he greatly admired. Dylan’s grandparents, Rita and Frank Fitzpatrick, are heartbroken over the loss of their cherished grandson. The message also extends condolences to Eoin’s parents, his sisters and aunts, his brothers and uncle-in-laws, and his nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dylan’s mother, Claire Dowling, his grandparents Liz and Andy Dowling, and his beloved uncle Andrew are also grieving the loss of a young life taken too soon.

Suzie, Eoin’s partner, and her two young children, Jake and Leon, who shared a special bond with Eoin and Dylan, are also mourning their loss. The message concludes by acknowledging the support received from the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, the Irish Embassy in Turkey, and the family in Oregon, who have shown incredible kindness and generosity during this devastating time. The family also expresses gratitude to their neighbors and friends in Alanya, Turkey, for their unwavering support, as well as to the extended family members and friends who traveled to Turkey to offer their assistance.

The Fitzpatrick and Dowling families are experiencing unimaginable grief as they come to terms with the loss of Eoin and Dylan. The entire community of Portlaoise is rallying around them, providing comfort and support during this tragic time. The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, along with various other organizations and individuals, have demonstrated the power of unity and compassion in the face of such a devastating event.

As the community prepares to bid farewell to Eoin and Dylan, their memory will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved them. May they rest in peace.