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Media advisory note for the Funeral Mass of Nicky McFadden, RIP

Media advisory note for the Funeral Mass of Nicky McFadden, RIP

Please find below advice to media regarding coverage of the Funeral Mass of the late Nicky McFadden, T.D., RIP:

Father Declan Shannon, of the parish of Saint Mary’s, Athlone, Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, will be the celebrant and will preach the homily at this Mass, which will take place on Thursday 27March at 12.00 noon in the Church of Our Lady, Queen of Peace, Coosan, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Following the Mass the remains will be interred in the cemetery of Saint Kieran, Coosan, Athlone, Co Westmeath, in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois.

Journalists should contact the Catholic Communications Office in advance.  No cameras or video recording equipment are permitted inside the church during the funeral liturgy.  The following information will be issued electronically on the morning of the funeral:

–                    Homily of Father Declan Shannon,

–                    Media information on the funeral liturgy for Nicky McFadden, T.D., RIP.


For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Brenda Drumm 00353 (0) 87 310 4444.


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