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Tributes paid to young Carlow camogie player who’s died suddenly

Rachel O'Connor passed away on Tuesday at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny

The camogie family in Carlow is mourning the loss of a young local woman who’s died suddenly.

Rachel O’Connor passed away on Tuesday at St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny after being taken ill.

Rachel played with Naomh Brid Camogie Club and won an All-Ireland minor title with Carlow in 2017.

Carlow County Camogie has been paying tribute saying she was a lively player and extending sympathy to her heartbroken family, friends, and teammates.

Rachel will be laid to rest in St mary’s Cemetery, Carlow on Friday after the funeral Mass at the Holy Family Church in Askea.