Anthony Doorhy, a resident of Loughrea, County Galway, has been identified as the man who perished in a fatal fall close to Ireland’s tallest waterfall. Let’s see who is Anthony Doorhy.
How did Anthony Doorhy die?
After Mr. Doorhy went missing on Monday night, a significant rescue effort was started in the Glencar region.
The 60-year-old guy from county Galway plummeted 20 metres into a brook.
Around 7 o’clock in the evening, Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue received a contact, and after being informed by a nearby farmer, they discovered his body 500 metres away from the mountain pathway.
At the site, Mr. Doorhy’s death was confirmed.
Mr. Doorhy family express gratitude to rescue team
The National Ambulance Service, the Garda, and crew members from the Irish Coastguard helicopter located in Strandhill also participated in the rescue effort.
The family of Mr. Doorhy expressed gratitude to everyone who helped in the rescue effort.
On Saturday, August 6th, at 11 am, St. Jarlath’s Church in Ballydugan will host his funeral.
On rip.ie, a book of condolences has been started in his honour.
who is Anthony Doorhy
Anthony Doorhy, a resident of Loughrea, County Galway, has been identified as the man who perished in a fatal fall close to Ireland’s tallest waterfall.
The man was reportedly lost and confused while out strolling near the Devil’s Chimney waterfall, a popular tourist attraction near the Sligo/Leitrim border.
What did the Rip notice say?
A note about RIP ie states: “Anthony unfortunately went away from this life on Monday, August 1st, following an accident. Paddy and Bridget, his parents, as well as Paddy and Peggy, were predeceased.
Anthony’s spouse Marcela, daughters Carmel and Yvonne and their mother Ann, sons-in-law Michael and Richie, grandsons Richie and Ryan, brother Willie, sisters Nora, Delia, and Mary, nieces, nephews, extended family, cousins, neighbours, and many acquaintances will all miss him dearly.
The emergency service workers who helped Anthony at the scene of his accident and who were so courteous to them are all acknowledged by the family with their sincere gratitude.
Tribute to Anthony Doorhy
A “country icon” and “kind spirit” who passed away after falling while walking at a well-known Irish tourist attraction has received tributes.
His family expressed their “deepest appreciation to all the emergency services and all who helped the family through this extremely difficult time,” according to the death notification.
In response to the tragic departure of Anthony, one individual wrote: “Heartfelt sorrow to Marcella his daughters Carmel & Yvonne, their mother Ann & all the Doorhy family.
“A man who loved to entertain people and led a joyful life.
“Our own local hero. Peace be with you, Anthony.
“Sincere sympathies to the Doorhy family, especially Delia Con and family on your tragic loss of Anthony,” another person said. I pray for the peace of his kind soul.
While someone else remarked, “Anthony and I go way back. He and I met in Kilrickle’s Alfie Kirwin’s bar.
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