Belclare shocked by sudden deaths
THE community in Belclare and Sylane was shocked by the sudden deaths of two popular local men during the past week.
The body of 79-year-old Laurie Newell from Sylane was discovered on a turf bank on Wednesday morning after an extensive search.
He was reported missing the previous night after going for a walk and it is understood that he was checking his turf at the time of his sudden death.
Laurie was well known in sporting circles as he was a star of the 1959 county title-winning Corofin junior football team and he was also a founder of Sylane hurling club.
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