Mother of Roy Collins passes away following illness

Ryan O'Rourke

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Mother of Roy Collins passes away following illness

Steve and Carmel Collins at their home in Limerick. Picture: Padraig O'Reilly

The death has occurred of Carmel Collins, mother of Roy Collins, who was shot dead in a gangland attack in Limerick 10 years ago.

Mrs Collins, who was in her 60s, passed away peacefully at Milford Care Centre. 

Roy Collins was just 35 when he was shot dead by members of the Dundon-McCarthy gang in Limerick in 2009.

Her family recently marked the 10th anniversary of his killing.

Mrs Collins reposing will take place at Cross' Funeral Home, Gerald Griffin Street on Tuesday, April 23 from 4.30pm followed by removal at 6.30pm to St John's Cathedral. Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday April 24 at 11am with funeral afterwards to Kilmurry Cemetery, Castletroy.