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Bishop Crean calls for prayers for family of Kyle Roche

Bishop Crean calls for prayers for family of Kyle Roche

Please see below the statement for publication by Bishop William Crean concerning the drowning accident yesterday in Youghal, County


I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of young Kyle Roche in a tragic drowning accident in Youghal yesterday evening.

My heart goes out to all concerned; to the parents and grandparents of Kyle, to his brothers, his extended family, relatives and friends and to the community of Youghal parish.

On behalf of the people and priests of the diocese of Cloyne, I offer my sincere and heartfelt condolences and I ask for prayers for all those who are grieving.

Let us also continue to pray for the safety of all who enjoy the water in these summer days.

+William Crean

Bishop of Cloyne


For media contact: Father Jim Killeen 087 2053938 Diocese of Cloyne, or the Catholic Communications Office, Maynooth 00353 (1) 5053017

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