Sun, 03 Jul 2022

CO MONAGHAN, Ireland - The driver of a steam roller who died tragically in a road traffic collision on Monday will be laid to rest on Thursday.

Peter Murphy, who was aged in his 50s, died in the collision which occurred around 9:45am Monday at Shankhill, Smithboro, Co. Monaghan.

Peter was married with two children.

A notice on RIP.ie advised of Thursday's funeral arrangements:

The death has occurred of Peter Murphy
Drummuck, Stranooden, Monaghan

Predeceased by his parents Pat Peter and Phyllis.

Sadly missed by his loving wife Deirdre, children Tadhg and Risn, sisters Geraldine, Claire, Faye and Kathryn, mother in law Nora, father in law Jim Pat, brothers in law, sisters in law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. R.I.P.

Reposing at his residence from 2 p.m. on Wednesday (25/05/2022). (Please note time change)

One way traffic system in operation from Drummuck Cross. Shuttle service available from Corcaghan Community Centre.

Removal on Thursday (26/05/2022) at 2.15 p.m., arriving at St. Michael's Church, Corcaghan for Funeral Mass at 3 p.m.

Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral Mass available via live webcam at:

www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-1

Garda in Monaghan are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77 200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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