Funeral takes place today for Donegal nurse killed in freak accident in Australia

The funeral takes place today of the 26-year old south Donegal nurse who was killed in a freak accident in Australia.

Mary Ellen Molloy, daughter of Terence and Angela Molloy, from Ardara, had emigrated to Melbourne 16 months ago and was working as a nurse at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

She died after part of a tree fell on a taxi in which she was travelling.

Her Requiem mass will take place at 12 noon today in the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.