Hundreds mourn Bryan Whelan at funeral Mass

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral Mass of Bryan Whelan, who died along with a work colleague in a freak incident on the River Shannon last weekend.

Hundreds mourn Bryan Whelan at funeral Mass

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral Mass of Bryan Whelan, who died along with a work colleague in a freak incident on the River Shannon last weekend.

The 29-year old from Bridgetown, Co Clare, had been carrying out structural works on Thomond Bridge, in Limerick city, when his work platform collapsed into the river.

Mr Whelan and 36-year old TJ O'Herlihy, from Castleisland, Co Kerry, lost their lives in the accident.

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