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Donegal: Funerals for five young people killed in separate crashes

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Image caption Two cousins died in a crash early on Wednesday

The funerals of five young people who died in two separate crashes in County Donegal are to take place this weekend

Separate funerals for cousins, Barney McGinley, 29, and Dermot Boyle, 19, took place on Saturday afternoon in Letterkenny.

They died after their car struck a van head-on on the dual carriageway at 04:45 BST on Wednesday.

Meanwhile the three young people who died in another head on-collision on Thursday will be buried on Sunday.

Steven McCafferty and Kaylem Murphy, both 19 years old, and Teresa Robinson, 20, will be buried following separate funerals.

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Image caption Three young people were killed at Drumkeen near Letterkenny

They were killed in a head-on collision with another vehicle in the Drumkeen area, near Letterkenny at 01:00 local time.

Gardai are trying to determine the cause of that crash.

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