Tragic Twist of Fate: Irish Adventurer Damien Horgan’s Life Cut Short in Vietnam Motorbike Crash

“Generosity Knows No Bounds: GoFundMe Campaign Raises €115,000 for Irish Expat’s Life-Saving Treatment in Vietnam”
Tragic Twist of Fate: Irish Adventurer Damien Horgan's Life Cut Short in Vietnam Motorbike Crash

Irish Man Living in Vietnam Passes Away After Tragic Accident

Damien Horgan, a native of Doneraile in Co. Cork, has sadly passed away in Vietnam after sustaining serious injuries in a tragic accident. The 34-year-old had been living in Vietnam for four years when the incident occurred. His death notice states that he passed away “peacefully in the exceptional care of Cho Ray Hospital, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam”.

Damien Horgan was the beloved son of Francis and Monica Horgan and the brother of Stephen, Colman, John, Mary (Slattery), Aoife, Therese (Enright), and Fiona (O’Regan). He will also be deeply missed by his brothers-in-law Tom, David, Patrick, and Adrian, sisters-in-law Eilish, Valerie, and Sinead, as well as his cherished nephews and nieces Adam, Darren, Megan, Ben, Leah, Grace, Max, Ava, Ruby, Honor, Jack, Bobby, Dara, Joe, and Fiadh. He is also survived by his Uncle Stephen, Aunts Myra, Anna, and Kathleen, and a wide circle of cousins, neighbors, and friends.

The funeral arrangements for Damien Horgan will be announced at a later stage, allowing family and friends to gather and pay their respects.

In the months since the accident, a GoFundMe page was set up to cover Damien Horgan’s medical treatment. The campaign successfully raised over €115,000, a testament to the support and generosity of the community. However, despite the best efforts of medical professionals and the funds raised, Damien’s condition unfortunately deteriorated.

Tributes have been pouring in for Damien Horgan, who was not only an English teacher but also a beloved member of the community. One mourner expressed their sincere condolences to the Horgan family, describing Damien as a brave young man who fought until the end. Another mourner shared their heartbreak for the family, emphasizing the devastating nature of this loss. Many others offered their sympathies and prayers, remembering Damien fondly and sharing stories of his intelligence and kindness.

Damien Horgan’s passing is a great loss to his family, friends, and the community both in Vietnam and in his hometown of Doneraile. He will be remembered as a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend, and his memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew him.

May Damien Horgan rest in eternal peace.