Tributes have been paid to a young North Roscommon woman who died in a tragic accident last weekend.
23 year old Gabriella Weaver from Croghan is daughter of Dean and Samantha Weaver who are well known in business circles through their industrial cleaning business.
The late Gabriella was an accomplished sportspersons and participated in Swimming with Trident Swimming Club and Rugby with Carrick on Shannon Rugby Club among other disciplines.
Her mum Samantha is the founder and coach with Trident and her Dad Dean was a well known coach with Carrick RFC.
Gabriella is survived by her Mum and Dad and her brothers Eddie, Will, Luke and Robin.
No funeral arrangements are available at present.
Many tributes were paid online to Gabriella including:
* Trident SC would like to extend deepest sympathies to Samantha Weaver, founder and former head coach, Dean, Eddie, Will, Luke and Robin on the tragic loss of their daughter and sister Gabriella. Gabi a former member and Samantha’s motivation in setting up Trident SC, achieved much success with the club, this included representing Ireland on the Irish National swim team. Gabi was an inspiration to all our younger members and always had a smile and an encouraging word, a great role model. She will be greatly missed by us all at Trident. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
* Carrick On Shannon Rugby Club would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family of Gabriella Weaver who tragically passed away earlier this week.Gabi was a wonderful athlete representing Ireland in swimming and was a coach with Trident Swimming Club. Gabi also played for Carrick on Shannon RFC for a time and is remembered extremely fondly by all who met her within the club.To Dean our former head coach , Samantha Gabi’s mum and our former players Gabi’s brothers Will, Ed, Luke and Robin we send our heartfelt condolences.
* Roscommon Community Games County Executive extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Gabriella Weaver who passed away earlier this week. Gabriella represented both Elphin Community Games & County Roscommon Community Games at the National Finals on a number occasions. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
(Pic courtesy Carrick RFC)