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Death Of Hazel O'Callaghan - Statement from EFI President

EFI President Avril Doyle, MEP, has issued a statement on the death of 22 year-old Hazel O'Callaghan, who died on Wednesday, July 3, following an injury sustained two weeks earlier in Maynooth, while unloading a horse from a lorry.

Avril Doyle said today (Friday): <<As President of the Equestrian Federation of Ireland, and on behalf of its directors, I would like to extend my sincerest sympathy to Owen and Shelagh O'Callaghan and their family upon their tragic loss. Hazel's death has affected the whole of the equestrian community in Ireland. During the last two weeks we had all had been praying for a positive outcome to the situation, but sadly, this was not to be. All our thoughts are with the O'Callaghans at this time.>>


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