Tributes flood in for "angel" as 17-year-old Susan Larrigan dies in car crash

TRIBUTES have been flooding in from shocked members of the public for a 17-year-old girl who died in a car crash on New Year's Day.

TRIBUTES have been flooding in from shocked members of the public for a 17-year-old girl who died in a car crash on New Year's Day.

Kind messages of support have been posted on Susan Larrigan's mother's Facebook page and on RIP.ie.

Some of the posts on heartbroken Valerie Larrigan's wall included one from Lindzie Larkin who wrote: "Sori to hear about susan, may she r.i.p." and one from Veronica Watters: "Aw V what can i say 2 you. May God be good 2 your wee Daughter shes in Haven cant believe it, I will talk 2 you soon. Godbless."

Anita McDonnell wrote: "So sorry 2 hear bout susan cant believe it..my taughts are wit u and ur family xx". Those sentiments were echoed by Patricia Duffy: "so sorry 2 hear yr bad news valerie i cannot blve it.. my heart gos out 2 u all,, god love her r.i.p SUSAN. in my thoughts n prayers..."

Teresa Allen posted: "val sorry 2hear bout ur susan dunno wat say,im shocked n mommy has bn cryn 4 u n nora as a mother who nos d pain ur baren :( me n mommy is call out later :( xxx".

Andrew McCourt wrote: "sorry to hear valerie rip susan may u rest in peace xxxxxx"; Bernand McKenna said: "So sorry to hear about susan i cant belive it my taughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. X x x x".

Dara Cooney said: "Valerie so sorry 4 ur loss, r thoughts and prayers r with u.Heaven has gained another beautiful angel.xx".

Mary Joyce added: "VALERIE, my heart go's out to u and all the family.its a very sad day for every one.I am so sorry for u'r loss. my condolences to u and the family. may she rest in peace AMEN.xxx Mary & family."

Condolence messages and tributes have also been paid to Susan on the website RIP.ie. Susan's aunt, Nellie, wrote: "thinking of Valerie,mark & family, Margaret, Ned & all the stokes family, such a sad loss, shes a beautifull girl, so sorry to hear what happened, you are all in my thoughts.r.i.p susan your a beautifull angel now lots of love Aunty nellie from manchester xxxx thinking of you all at such a sad time xx nellie joyce (manchester,england)".

Susan's uncle, Jim Gonnelly wrote: "One less beautiful niece on Earth, but one more beautiful Angel in Heaven."

Marie, Thomas and Sarah Larrigan said: "RIP Susan. We are so sorry Mark. Love you all xxx", while Gary Larrigan posted: "Mark, words cant describe our sorrow, Rest In Peace Susan."

Mary Joyce wrote: "To mark & Valerie i send my heart felt deepest sympathy on this sad,sad day for the tragic untimely loss of a beautiful young soul. May she rest in peace AMEN. R.I.P. SUSAN. Gone But Never Forgotten.xxxxxxxxx"

l Susan's remains arriving at the Holy Family

l Valerie Larrigan's Facebook profile pic. The grieving mother is pictured with her late daughter, Susan