Kiea McCann and Dlava Mohamed who were killed in a car crash last Monday evening will be laid to rest this morning.
The girls, aged 17 and 16 respectively, were described as being ‘best friends’ by family and friends however things took a tragic turn as they headed for their Debs Ball.
Dlava, who was from Syria, will be laid to rest at the Clonskeagh mosque in Dublin after a funeral service this morning.
Funeral cortege for 16-year-old Dlava Mohamed leaves Clones in Co Monaghan for Co Dublin. A service will take place at the Clonskeagh Mosque for Dlava at 1.30pm | Read more: https://t.co/SXboUSGY1Z pic.twitter.com/ge1nl0KRgZ
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) August 3, 2023
Kiea’s funeral will take place today from the Sacred Heart Chapel in Clones, County Monaghan.
The principal of Largy College, Sharon Magennis, where the girls went to school described Dlava saying, “She really had a goodness and she was just full of energy.”
She described Kiea as having “a great love of children and she had hoped to go on to study childcare at third level, and now that is a dream that will just not be realised.”
NEW: Gardai have obtained clear dash-cam footage of the horrific crash that caused the deaths of two girls on their way to their debs.
The funerals of Dlava Mohamed and Kiea McCann are due to take place later today.https://t.co/QhLb8FtlvS
— Paul Healy (@Healyhack) August 3, 2023
Three others were injured in the crash including the 60 year old driver of the vehicle, an 18 year old male, and an 18 year old female.