Teenage GAA player takes his own life after being tricked into posting images to social media – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Teenage GAA player takes his own life after being tricked into posting images to social media




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A 17-year-old keen GAA player from the Coalisland area of Co. Tyrone passed away last Friday.

It is understood his death followed the posting of certain images to social media.

Tributes for the young player have been pouring in from his local community and fellow players. His funeral will take place at St Patrick’s Church in Clonoe on Tuesday morning.

Authorities have once reiterated the dangers of posting personal images to the internet, and have advised parents to monitor the online activities of their children as much as possible to avoid tragedies like this.

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