TRAGIC CHURCHILL BOY WAS DUE TO START LAST YEAR OF PRIMARY SCHOOL

first_imgThe young boy killed in a tragic farm accident in Kerrykeel yesterday has been named locally as Jamie Toner.Jamie, 11, was the much-loved son of Roisin and James Toner of Cruckraw, Churchill and brother of Lynn.A fifth class pupil at Stramore National School in Glendowan, Jamie died following an accident at his uncle’s farm in Glenvar around lunchtime yesterday. It is believed Jamie may have become trapped under a tractor while silage was being collected.He was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital where surgeons battled to save his life but he died a short time laterThere was a huge outpouring of grief in both communities of Kerrykeel and Churchill/Glenswilly where the late boy’s mother Roisin (nee Friel) and dad James are from.Jamie was a very popular figure in the local community and was a keen member of the local youth club. A member of the parent’s committee at Stramore NS said everyone was in shock at Jamie’s sudden and tragic death.“He was a lovely young fella and everyone is just in shock and are numb by what has happened.“He was due to go into sixth class this year. Now there will be one less pupil coming back in September and that will be very hard for the kids and the teachers to accept. It’s just awful.“Our thoughts and prayers are with James, Roisin and Lynn and all the family at this time,” she said. TRAGIC CHURCHILL BOY WAS DUE TO START LAST YEAR OF PRIMARY SCHOOL was last modified: July 15th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ChurchillJames and Roisin TonerJamie TonerStramore NSlast_img

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