Fatal accident: Tributes to Daniel and Liga, sympathy to families, friends

Tributes have been paid to the two young people who lived in Ballymote, Co Sligo and who died following a traffic accident near Ballaghaderreen during the early hours of Friday morning last.

Sympathy has also been extended to their families, friends and colleagues.

Those who tragically died were 27-year old Daniel Dolphin, from Derroon, Ballymote, and 35-year old Liga Smoloka, (from Latvia), of Corn Mill, Ballymote.

Ballymote Celtic has offered its condolences to the family of Daniel, who played underage football for the club and who also played for the senior team.

Cosgroves Centra of Maugheraboy in Sligo has paid tribute to Liga Smolaka, a Sligo IT alumni who worked for seven years with the retail outlet. She had also worked in Centra in Caltragh, Sligo.

Daniel’s funeral Mass and burial will take place on Tuesday in Ballymote.

Liga’s funeral will take place on Wednesday from the Church View Funeral Home in Collooney to Lakelands Crematorium in Cavan.