Funerals for Carrickmines to take place next week

Funerals for Carrickmines to take place next week

Funerals for the victims of the Carrickmines fire tragedy are to take place next week.

Details of funerals in Counties Wicklow and Wexford were announced this morning.

The funeral for Willie Lynch and Tara Gilbert and their chidlren Jodie and Kelsey, as well as Willie's brother Jimmy will take place on Tuesday.

Tara Gilbert with her partner Willy Lynch and their two daughters Kelsey and Jody.
Tara Gilbert with her partner Willy Lynch and their two daughters Kelsey and Jody.

Requiem mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Most Holy Reedemer in Bray at midday.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalised for Thomas and Sylvia Connors and their children Jim, Christy and baby Mary.

Thomas and Sylvia Connors
Thomas and Sylvia Connors

The family is due to be laid to rest later in the week in Co. Wexford.

A vigil for the victims took place in Dublin today.

Organised by well known artist Paula Lambert , those in attendance held a minute's silence at noon as a mark of respect.

It's as Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council says progress is being made on reaching an agreement for a temporary halting site to house the 15 survivors.

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