Reception of the remains of Cardinal Cahal Daly in St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh
The Mass will be celebrated by Dr Gerard Clifford, Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh, who will also preach. Present will be Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh; Bishop Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down and Connor Bishop Patrick Walsh, Bishop Emeritus of Down & Connor and Bishops Anthony Farquhar and Donal McKeown, Auxiliary Bishops of Down and Connor. The main Concelebrants will be Dean Colum Curry (Dungannon,) Mgr Liam McEntegart (Dungannon); Fr Brian Daly, Cardinal Daly’s nephew; Fr Eugene Sweeney, Administrator, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, Secretary to Cardinal Daly when he was Archbishop of Armagh; and Fr Eddie O’Donnell, PP, St Anne’s, Belfast, Secretary to the Cardinal when he was Bishop of Down and Connor. Two deacons, seminarians at Maynooth, Stephen Kelly and Conleth Meehan will assist.
The choir of St Patrick’s Cathedral will sing. Readings will be proclaimed and Prayer of the Faithful petitions offered by members of the Daly family and St Patrick’s Cathedral Parish.
The Funeral Undertaker will be J J McArdle of Armagh. This is the fifth Cardinal that this family firm has buried in Armagh: Cardinals MacRory (1945,) D’Alton (1963,) Conway (1977,) and O Fiaich (1990.)
Notes for Editors
(1) Rory Groogan – Vice Captain of 2009 Armagh All Ireland Minor Team; Captains of the four GAA senior football teams and hurling team in Armagh City: Chris Coulter – Cu Chulainn Hurling Club; James Clifford
– Armagh Harps; Ciaran McKinney – Pearse Ogs; Colm Nugent – Grange; Pearse Donnelly – O’Connell’s Tullysaran.
(2) Fr John Burns, Coalisland, Fr Aidan Dunne, Dungannon, Fr Liam McKinney, Crossmaglen, Fr Brian White, Portadown, Fr Mark O’Hagan, Dundalk, Fr Malachy Murphy, Carrickmore.