Rosses Community School have issued a statement following the tragic death of one of their teachers on Thursday evening following a road traffic collision.

Dawn Croke was a pedestrian when she was fatally struck by a vehicle.

The school said:

“Our school community wish to offer our sincerest condolences on the tragic death of our colleague and friend, Ms Dawn Croke. We offer our condolences to her father and staff member Tony Croke, his wife Anne, our student Emily, past pupils Aaron, Ethan and Adam, her partner Patrick, and her sons Jason and Calum on the sad passing of our wonderful teacher and friend Ms Dawn Croke.  

“Our school wish to send our love and support to the family,  school and local community at this sad time. We, the school community, remember with love and fondness our colleague Dawn. We pray for the family and friends at this sad time.”

Dawn‘s wake will commence at 10.00am on Saturday morning (12th January 2019) in her parents home on Quay Road, Dungloe. Funeral will be held on Monday 14th January 2019 at 11.00am in St. Crona's Church, Dungloe with burial afterwards in Maghery cemetery. House is private tonight and on the morning of the funeral.
The Rosses Community School will remain closed on Monday.

May she rest in peace.

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