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Funeral of three siblings who died in attack in Tallaght home takes place

The coffins of Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Christy and Chelsea Cawley, are carried from St Aidan's Church, Brookfield, Tallaght, following their funeral service. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire
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The funeral of three siblings who were killed in a violent attack at their home has taken place in Dublin.

Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin brother and sister Christy and Chelsea Cawley died in the incident in Tallaght in the early hours of Sunday.

Following the funeral mass at St Aidan’s Church in Brookfield, Tallaght, the three siblings were taken on horse-drawn carriage for burial at Bohernabreena Cemetery.

Hundreds of people attended the Requiem Mass this morning.

The siblings died at their home on Rossfield Avenue in Tallaght in the early hours of Sunday.

 

Mourners walk behind a horse drawn hearse carrying the coffins of Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Christy and Chelsea Cawley, after their funeral service at St Aidan's Church, Brookfield, Tallaght. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 

Their older brother Andy Cash (24) of the same address, appeared in court earlier in the week charged with their murders.

A large crowd of mourners had gathered at the church yesterday evening as the sisters’ and brother’s remains were carried in.

A death notice posted online said the children were the “beloved and cherished” son and daughters of Margaret and the late Andy Cash and Billy Cawley and the “much-loved” brother and sisters of Margaret and Mikey.

“Lisa, Chelsea and Christy will be forever loved and very sadly missed by their heartbroken family, grandparents Martin McDonagh, Martin and Mag, aunts, uncles, cousins, brother-in-law Michael, nephew Baby David, extended family and all their many friends,” the notice read.

 

The coffins of Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Christy and Chelsea Cawley, are carried from St Aidan's Church, Brookfield, Tallaght, following their funeral service. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire
The coffins of Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Christy and Chelsea Cawley, are carried from St Aidan's Church, Brookfield, Tallaght, following their funeral service. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire
The coffins of Lisa Cash (18) and her eight-year-old twin siblings, Christy and Chelsea Cawley, are carried from St Aidan's Church, Brookfield, Tallaght, following their funeral service. Picture by Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 

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