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Laois Community Rallying Around Family Struck By Double Tragedy

A friend says it's heartbreaking to see the devastated family.

A Laois community is rallying around a family struck by a double tragedy.

Fabian and Margaret O'Carroll from Abbeyleix lost their 17 year old daughter Clodagh to cancer in 2016, five months after receiving her diagnosis.

In 2019, Fabian - who's being described as a kind-hearted man and gifted welder - developed oesophageal cancer and passed away last month.

A friend and colleague of Fabian, Tony O'Donoghue, has set up an online fundraiser to offer some support to the devastated family:

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