Ireland Tributes for Dubliner, 22, who is laid to rest after drowning on holiday in Greece

13:41  11 june  2018
13:41  11 june  2018 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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A 22 -year-old man from Tallaght who drowned on Monday was on holidays with his friends when the incident occured. He was on holidays with pals in Zante, Greece when he drowned in a swimming pool according to The Irish Times. He has been named as Timmy Ajiboye.

Timmy Ajiboye © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Timmy Ajiboye Tributes have been paid to Dubliner Timmy Ajiboye after he drowned in a pool while on holiday in Greece.

The 22-year-old from Tallaght was laid to rest on Saturday in Bohernabreena Cemetery.

The young man tragically drowned in Zante, Greece on May 28 while on holiday with friends.

A GoFundMe page was set up by friends of Timmy to get him home to Ireland which raised €17,000.

It read: "Our beloved brother Timmy Ajiboye passed away 28/05/2018 while on holiday with a couple of friends.

"This go fund me is to help raise money to support his family with funeral arrangements and to bring his body home so he can get the proper send off he deserves.

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"Any amount contributed will be much appreciated. God bless you all."

Many tributes have been paid to the past student of Firhouse Community College.

St Anne's GAA club, whom Timmy played in his younger days, paid tribute to him on social media.

They said: "It's with deepest regret we offer our condolences to the Ajiboye family on the passing of Timmy a former member and player with St Anne's GAA Ar dheis De go raibh a anam."

Rathmines College, where he was once a student, also said: "One of our former programmer students Timmy Ajiboye was buried today after a swimming accident abroad. Saddest funeral. A life cut short. He will be sadly missed."

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