CLONES MAN KILLED IN CORK MOTORCYCLING EVENT

22 September 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

THE FUNERAL of 41-year-old Clones man John Francis (Frank) Conlon took place today (Thursday) following his tragic death at motorcycling event in Cork on Sunday. The accident took place while Mr Conlon was participating in a roadracing hill-climbing event for which the roads had been closed at Drombeg, Ardfield, Clonakilty. Gardai have confirmed that they were called at around 4.20pm on Sunday evening.

It is understood that he sustained fatal injuries after losing control of his motorcycle at the ‘Twohigs Hill’ event, and that he was treated by emergency services but pronounced dead…

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