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Friends Of Tragic Kayakers Raising Funds To Bring Their Remains Home

28th January 2018
Friends Of Tragic Kayakers Raising Funds To Bring Their Remains Home Photo: GoFundMe/Support David & Alex's Journey Home

#Ecuador - Friends of two Irish kayakers who died in Ecuador last weekend have raised more than €27,000 to bring their bodies back home.

According to, the crowdfunding campaign was set up by friends of David Higgins and Alex McGourty to help their families cover the cost of repatriating the young men’s remains.

“They were vibrant, kind souls who lived life to its full potential, and words cannot describe what they meant to their family and friends,” says the GoFundMe page where donations can be made towards its €30,000 goal.

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