Three Irish among Tunisia dead

Tourists line up at Monastir airport as they prepare to leave Tunisia, a day after a shooting attack which took place in the coastal town of Sousse Saturday, June 27, 2015
Tourists line up at Monastir airport as they prepare to leave Tunisia, a day after a shooting attack which took place in the coastal town of Sousse Saturday, June 27, 2015
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The number of Irish victims of the Tunisia attack has been officially confirmed as three.

Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said an Irish couple missing since Friday’s massacre are among the dead.

An Irish mother-of-two, Lorna Carty, from Robinstown, Co Meath, had already be named as a victim of the massacre.

The couple, named locally as Laurence and Martina Hayes, both aged in their 50s, from the town of Athlone in Co Westmeath in the Irish Midlands, were holidaying in the resort.