Co Kildare communites are rallying behind two young children and their father in a major fundraising drive following a fatal collision in Celbridge.

Ancuta (Anca) Muresan(36), lost her battle with life, this week, following a collision with a truck on December 28th last.

She was travelling to work with her husband Cosmin, at about 9.30am, when their car was involved with a collision, at Newtown Road, Celbridge, leaving Anca in a critical condition.

Anca was taken to Tallaght Hospital and then Beaumont.

On Monday, January 8th, Anca, mother to Raul and Daria was pronounced dead.