Ciaran Keating Wiki – Ciaran Keating Biography
Ciaran Keating, Ronan Keating’s older brother, was killed in a car crash on the N5 near Swinford on Saturday.
He was traveling with his wife, Ann Marie, to watch his son, Ruairí, play for Cork City FC in a clash with Sligo Rovers, when the collision reportedly took place. The fatal car accident occurred around 3:55 p.m. m. on Saturday and Ciara suffered fatal injuries in the collision on the N5 at Ballymiles on a stretch of road known as an accident blackspot. Ciaran’s wife, Ann Marie, was taken to Mayo University Hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries, while the male driver of the second vehicle is believed to be receiving treatment for serious injuries at the hospital. A male passenger in the second vehicle has also been hospitalized. Ronan’s older brother and his family moved from Dublin to Mayo 15 years ago and reportedly worked as a car salesman and previously ran a bar.
Ciaran Keating was 50 years old.
Ciaran Keating Death
In a statement, Cork City FC said: “All of us at Cork City FC are deeply saddened by the passing of Ciaran Keating, father of our player Ruairí Keating. We extend our deepest condolences to Ruairí and the entire Keating family at this exceptionally difficult time. May he rest in peace. We ask that the family’s privacy be respected at this difficult time. Funeral arrangements will be confirmed in due course.” Councilor John O’Malley also offered his condolences, saying: “Everyone is shocked and saddened by the terrible news. He was greatly appreciated by all who knew him here and we are thinking of his wife and children and extended family.” Christy Hyland, Independent Member of Mayo County Council, added today: “Our condolences to the entire Keating family. Ciaran’s death is truly shocking.” Ciaran is survived by a sister, Linda, two brothers, Gerard and Gary, as well as his own family and his younger brother, Ronan.