Tipperary tragedy: little Jodie, 4, dies following accident

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Tipperary tragedy: Jodie, 4, dies after being struck by falling fireplace

The village of Cloughjordan has joined a local family in mourning following the tragic death of a four-year-old girl.

Little Jodie Lawlor Tyrrell died following an accident at a house which is being renovated.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and she was taken to University Hospital Limerick but despite the best efforts of staff, the little girl lost her battle for life.

Gardai are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

Jodie's death is deeply regretted by her mother Jessica; brothers Jayden and Kai, June, Nigel and family; grandparents Ann and Frank, Margaret and Matthew; aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence, at Knockbrack, Cloughjordan, this Tuesday evening from 4pm with Rosary at 8pm. Private removal on Wednesday morning at 10am arriving in St. Brendan's Church, Birr, for funeral Mass at 11.00. Burial afterwards in St Cronan's Cemetery, Roscrea.