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Tragic Loss of Limerick Boy in London Elicits Grief and Reflection – Limerick Archives

Tragic Loss of Limerick Boy in London Elicits Grief and Reflection

Limerick, Ireland – The heart-wrenching demise of a ten-year-old Limerick boy in the bustling streets of London has cast a pall of sorrow over the local community. The young lad, a beloved son of Mr Carton Luther, who hails from the serene Cahernaray Glebe in County Limerick, met a fatally unfortunate fate. He was tragically thrown from his bicycle while visiting the grandeur of London with Mrs Luther during the Coronation festivities. The precise circumstances of this calamitous incident remain shrouded in uncertainty, but the undeniable reality is that the boy’s life was cruelly cut short in the wake of the injuries he sustained.

This heart-wrenching event has etched a permanent scar on the Luther family and the close-knit Limerick community. As they grapple with the weight of their loss, the denizens of Limerick have united to express their deepest condolences and extend their unwavering support to the grieving family. The boy’s untimely departure serves as a poignant reminder, underscoring the fragility of human existence and the poignant need to treasure every fleeting moment shared with loved ones. This sombre episode serves as a stark reminder that life’s unpredictability spares no occasion, not even during moments of collective celebration, such as the Coronation festivities.

Northants Evening Telegraph – Thursday 14 August 1902