Large crowds expected as funeral of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons takes place this morning

Large crowds expected as funeral of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons takes place this morning

Large crowds are expected to attend the funeral of 90 year Paddy Lyons who was found dead in his Waterford home over a week ago.

Family and friends will gather at St Mary's Church in Ballysaggart at 11 o'clock this morning to bid farewell to the retired farmer.

26-year-old Ross Outram from Clonmel in Co Tipperary has been charged with his murder.

Local residents said Mr Lyons was a very active member of the community who would attend many events.

His body was discovered after his absence was noted at a recent funeral and neighbours became concerned for his well being

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