Inishowen man killed in Co. Wicklow

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A 31-year-old man, originally from Moville in Inishowen, has been killed after being struck by a car in Co. Wicklow.

Simon McGeoghegan originally from O’Gara Villas, Moville died after being struck by a car while walking on the new M11 motorway at around 10.30pm on Saturday, September 12th.

It is understood Mr McGeoghegan, one of five children, had been living in Arklow, Co Wicklow with his partner for a number of years.

Donegal County Councillor Martin Farren, who lives in Moville, said Mr McGeoghegan’s death was “very sad news” for his family and the local community.

He said: “It was a very tragic accident. Simon was a well respected member of our community and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this very sad time.”