The funeral of Niamh Doyle  which took place at the Holy Family Church, Askea, Carlow. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

There were four funerals but just one overarching theme – the sense of young lives cut short in a brutal instant. The funerals for the last two of th(...)

The funeral of Ashling Middleton, who died in a car crash along with three of her friends last Tuesday, Church of the Irish Martyrs in Ballycane, Naas. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The funeral for the fourth and last victim of Tuesday night’s car crash on the N78 has taken place in Naas on Saturday afternoon. Ashling Middleton ((...)

The funeral of Niamh Doyle, who passed away on January 6th 2015 following a road collision, took place today at the Holy Family Church, Askea, Carlow. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

The funeral has taken place of Niamh Doyle, one of four friends to die in a car crash on Tuesday night. Her funeral on Saturday afternoon at the Churc(...)

The Cathedral of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary in Carlow: students  at the memorial service   for the four women killed in the collision. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

A memorial service has taken place for the four women killed in Tuesday night’s car crash in Co Kildare.The private service was held at Carlow Cathedr(...)

The four young women who died in a crash near Athy, Co Kildare on Tuesday night have been identified as (from left) Ashling Middleton; Charmaine Carroll; Gemma Nolan and Niamh Doyle

Ashling Middleton Ms Middleton (19) was a second-year student of English and Anthropology at NUI Maynooth. Originally from Rathcoole, Co Dublin, she g(...)

The scene of the fatal accident on the N78 near Athy Co. Kildare on Tuesday night. Photograph: Michael O’Rourke

Gardaí investigating the road traffic collision that has left four young women dead have spoken to a number of witnesses who reported seeing the women(...)