Clonmel woman suffers fatal heart attack

The parish of St Oliver’s in Clonmel was in shock today (Thursday) when a local lady collapsed of a suspected heart attack at the referendum polling station.

The parish of St Oliver’s in Clonmel was in shock today (Thursday) when a local lady collapsed of a suspected heart attack at the referendum polling station.

The woman, who has not yet been named by gardai, had just voted when she collapsed outside. Reports say a local man tried to resuscitate the woman, and an ambulance was called. She was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Garda sources say the woman was married and had children.