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The community in Ballinasloe was in shock yesterday when they awoke to the news that a married couple had lost their lives in a fire which tore though their mobile home in the middle of the night.
The Travelling community are no strangers to hardship. And tragedy. And fire. The relationship between their beliefs and the spiritual power of fire and its ability to cleanse out past tragedies is well documented. The use of the flame to burn homes and vehicles in which someone has died has long been a custom.