THE Donegal GAA community is rallying this morning following the sudden death of 28-year-old Karen Cahill.
Karen, the step-daughter of Donegal GAA assistant secretary Ed Byrne, died suddenly.
Karen lived in Tuam, having relocated from her native Killybegs to Galway when she was a student.
The mother of a young son, Mattew, Karen was a popular person in the local community.
News of her untimely passing has sent shockwaves through the locality.
Announcing the sad news, Donegal GAA said: “CLG Dhún na nGall are very sad to inform you about the sudden death of Karen Cahill, the beloved daughter of Emer Cahill and Ed Byrne our Assistant Secretary.
“Karen was only 28 and our thoughts and prayers are with her partner Eoin, son Matthew and with Emer and Ed and their children Shane, Darragh and Grace at this terribly sad time.”