The funeral of the Galway man who died following a fall in the Glencar area along the Sligo Leitrim border on Bank Holiday Monday last takes place tomorrow and Saturday.

Anthony Doorhy of Ballydugan, Loughrea died after he fell into a stream near the waterfall while out hillwalking.

Mr Doorhy, who was in his 60s, was walking at the Devil’s Chimney area of Glencar when he fell. 

He was reported missing at around 7pm on Monday evening. 

A major search operation was launched and he was located by the emergency services but was later pronounced dead at the scene.

His family has thanked all those that were involved in the rescue attempt. 

His remains will repose at Dignity Funeral Care, Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Loughrea tomorrow Friday from 5pm to 7pm.

Funeral cortége will arrive to St. Jarlath’s Church, Ballydugan on Saturday for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by private cremation.

 

 

 

 

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